A state judge on Wednesday dismissed a Georgia lawsuit alleging that Fulton County election board members counted bogus ballots in the 2020 election, Reuters reports.
running news: Henry County Superior Court Judge Brian Amero said the petitioners failed to allege the injuries “in a personal and personal manner,” according to Reuters.
big picture: The order calms the latest attempt by some private groups to make false claims that voter fraud in some cities helped President Biden be elected over former President Trump in the 2020 election.
- Wednesday’s court ruling comes a day after attorneys for the Georgia Secretary of State said the office had thoroughly investigated the trial and found no allegations of electoral fraud in Fulton County.
- Garland Favarito, the leader of the Fulton County lawsuit, said Wednesday that “it was not enough for any organization to secretly tell us there are no counterfeit ballots and refuse to let the public inspect them.” According to Reuters.
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