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Thu Nov 5, 2020, 01:22 PM

Georgia judge dismisses Trump campaign case in Chatham ballot dispute

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Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Trump campaign and the Georgia GOPís challenge to vote counting in Chatham County was rejected on Thursday by a Chatham County Superior Court judge.

The campaign had filed a petition that raised questions about whether Chatham County election officials were following Georgia law to ensure no late-arriving absentee ballots were counted. State law requires any ballot that arrives after 7 p.m. on Election Day to be invalidated.

A pair of Republican election watchers who had raised concerns on Wednesday about the process testified in the video-conferenced hearing. They both testified about concerns about the process they observed involving a stack of 53 ballots, but offered no evidence that the ballots had come in after the deadline.

After listening to testimony for more than a hour, including a details outlining the procedures the Chatham County registrarís office uses to receive and track absentee ballots, Judge James F. Bass swiftly threw out the case.

Read more: https://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-judge-dismisses-trump-campaign-case-in-chatham-ballot-dispute/YKBA6IYQKBB4JCSQEIJBQQT6QI/



Chatham County is where Savannah is, and the second largest Democratic stronghold after metro Atlanta. Excellent news!
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Response to klook (Original post)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 01:29 PM

1. It's like watching Kamikaze planes sail into the ocean, fire streaking

out of their tail sections.

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 01:35 PM

2. Ha, yes. Or the evil, corrupt sheriff firing blanks in the dusty street

as the townsfolk converge on him with shovels and rope.
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Thu Nov 5, 2020, 03:52 PM

3. Locking

Dupe of https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142621064

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