Judge Orders Georgia Legislative District to Redo its Republican Primary Election

In the State of Georgia, there is one primary election that is being ordered to be done over. Banks County Judge David Sweat has issued the order. It all had to do with the right ballots being given to the wrong people. It is a human error and has nothing to do with voting machines being hacked. This happened because of more than one district being voted at the same polling place.

As Written and Reported By Brek Dumas for The Blaze:

A Georgia judge on Tuesday ordered a Georgia legislative district to redo its Republican primary election, citing ballot errors that could have impacted the vote tallies, CNN reported.

What happened?

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State Rep. Dan Gasaway (R) filed a lawsuit following his slim loss to challenger Chris Erwin (R) in the District 28 primary in May. Gasaway said he found evidence that officials bungled the election.

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“We’ve signed under oath that we knew more than 80 citizens that voted Republican in the election got the wrong ballot,” he told WNEG-FM.

Gasaway lost by 67 votes. Officials reportedly confirmed that 70 voters in District 28 were mistakenly given ballots from another district and were unable to cast a vote for either Gasaway or Erwin.

Banks County Judge David Sweat determined that a new election was required due to the misallocated ballots.

“The court’s real concern is that people have confidence in our elections,” he said.

In reaction to the ruling, Gasaway told Newsweek he was relieved.

“I didn’t do this just for me. This job is not a high-paying job,” he said. “But if votes aren’t counted right, that should concern everybody in our country, everybody in our state, and everybody in our counties.

“Votes should be counted right,” he continued. “There’s no reason for…..


Judge orders a redo of Georgia primary election after ballot misallocation confirmed | TheBlaze


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