As an already contentious governor’s race in Georgia draws to a close, the Republican candidate, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, has accused the Democratic Party of Georgia of “a failed attempt to hack the state’s voter registration system.”

Kemp’s office said it wouldn't comment on the probe. “I can confirm that the Democratic Party of Georgia is under investigation for possible cyber crimes," Kemp’s press secretary, Candice Broce, said in a release. "We can also confirm that no personal data was breached and our system remains secure."

The allegations, which were made without evidence, were immediately renounced by Democrats and called into questions by security pros who pointed to numerous previous vulnerabilities in the state’s election system that some contend the Kemp’s office ignored.

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