Published On: Tue, Jul 20th, 2021

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Attempting to Overturn Georgia Senate Elections Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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A Georgia judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the results of the state’s two Senate runoff elections in January, rejecting a case brought by a Fulton County resident. The plaintiff, Michael Daugherty, alleged the two January runoff contests, which were won by then-Democrat candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, were fraught with irregularities and misconduct. As a result, he argued the twin elections should be redone with paper ballots instead. Warnock, Ossoff, Georgia’s election agency, Coffee County, DeKalb County, Fulton County, and Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger were named as defendants in the lawsuit. Lawyers for Warnock, Ossoff, and various Georgia officials said Daughtery’s arguments had already been rejected by other judges and said that some of the issues he raised in his suit occurred during the Nov. 3 election—not the January runoff contest. During a hearing on Monday, Superior Court Judge Brian Amero rejected the lawsuit …

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