Georgia Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking Election Audit

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One of the final pending lawsuits filed by supporters of former President Donald Trump in Georgia shortly after the 2020 presidential election was dismissed Wednesday, likely bringing an end to hopes of an Arizona-style election audit in the state.

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State Superior Court Judge Brian Amero ruled that the plaintiffs did not have grounds for the audit since they failed to provide any evidence to back up the need for one.

The suit was seeking a review of about 147,000 ballots cast in Fulton County, a reliably blue area that includes most of the city of Atlanta.

Amero’s decision comes a day after the Georgia secretary of state’s office ruled out one of the crucial claims behind the lawsuit, finding 1,000 ballots that were so “pristine” that they aroused Trump supporters’ suspicions were not counterfeits or fraudulent in any way.

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