A Georgia judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by the Trump campaign handling state absentee ballots just hours after it was filed in Chatham County court.
Chatham County Superior Court Judge James Bais dismissed the lawsuit after an hour-long hearing.
President TrumpDonald John Trumpides tried to stop Trump in hopes of attacking McCain: Arizona officials warn that vote count may be delayed, leading to flood of dissolution New Trump campaign lawsuits late Reaching Georgia Mail Ballot GoalsThe campaign filed a lawsuit against the Chatham County Board of Elections on Wednesday evening, alleging that a witness said that late-arriving ballots were not properly stored and could be mixed with ballots on time.
Recording all the petitions and evidence of evidence, including the evidence presented at the hearing and applicable law, the court found that there is no evidence that the ballots mentioned in the petition were received after 7:00 pm. On election day, that made those ballots invalid, ”Bass said in a brief, one-paragraph decision.
“Additionally, there is no evidence that the Chatham County Board of Elections or the Chatham County Board of Registrars have failed to comply with the law.”
Georgia will only accept ballots that were received before 7 pm on Election Day.
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