In re: enforcement of election legal guidelines, Superior Court docket of Chatham County
The Trump marketing campaign allegedthe correct chain of custody for absentee ballots was not adopted and requested the courtroom to order ballots acquired after the state’s Election Day deadline to be collected and separated, and cease the counting of absentee ballots
End result: Decide James Bass dismissed the lawsuit as a consequence of lack of proof that the ballots had been acquired after the Election Day deadline.
L. Lin Wooden v. Raffensperger, U.S. District Court docket for the Northern District of Georgia
The lawsuit introduced by Atlanta lawyer L. Lin Wooden challengesthe inclusion of absentee ballots in Georgia and seeks an order prohibiting the state from certifying the outcomes of the overall election and certifying the outcomes that embrace the tabulation of absentee ballots.
End result: Decide Steven Grimberg, appointed to the federal bench by Mr. Trump, denied the request to block certification of election outcomes, saying throughout a listening to Thursday that to take action “at actually the 11th hour would breed confusion and potential disenfranchisement that I discover has no foundation in reality or in legislation.”
Brooks v. Mahoney, U.S. District Court docket for the Southern District of Georgia
The case introduced by 4 voters sought to excludefrom the state’s certification the election outcomes from eight counties, arguing that ballots in these counties had been illegally forged and must be invalidated.
End result: The 4 voters voluntarily dismissed the case Monday.
Two high-level officers with the Georgia secretary of state’s workplace and a state elections board monitor every testified that their investigations revealed nothing suspicious within the video. The officers mentioned the ballots seen within the video had been in common poll containers — not suitcases — they usually had been faraway from their envelopes and processed whereas information media and election observers for the Republican Get together and Trump campaignwere current. The media and celebration observers had been by no means advised to depart as a result of counting was over for the night time, however they apparently adopted employees who left as soon as their job of opening envelopes was accomplished, the chief investigator for the secretary of state advised Lead Tales. The observers had been free to return at anytime, she mentioned. Georgia legislation permits observers, however doesn’t require them to be there for ballots to be counted, she mentioned.