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Henry County Superior Court Chief Judge Brian Amero has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged fraud in Georgia’s most populous county during the 2020 election.
The lawsuit, which was originally filed back in December, sought a review of roughly 147,000 absentee ballots in search of illegitimate votes.
In his order dismissing the case, Amero claimed the Georgia voters who brought the lawsuit “failed to allege a particularized injury” and didn’t have the legal standing to claim their constitutional rights had been violated.
“A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit that alleged fraud in Georgia’s most populous county during the 2020 election,” the Independent reported. “The suit sought a review of some 147,000 absentee ballots in search of illegitimate votes, but no evidence emerged to justify such a broad search, the judge said.”
“Henry County Superior Court Chief Judge Brian Amero’s order dismissing the case says the Georgia voters who brought the lawsuit ‘failed to allege a particularized injury, and therefore lacked the standing to claim that their state constitutional rights to equal protection and due process had been violated,” the report added.
Garland Favorito, who spearheaded the lawsuit with nine other Georgia voters, was not pleased with the ruling.
“All citizens of Georgia have a right to know whether or not counterfeit ballots were injected into the Fulton Co. election results, how many were injected, where they came from, and how we can prevent it from happening again in future elections,” Favorito wrote in an email.
“It is not adequate for any organizations to secretly tell us there are no counterfeit ballots and refuse to let the public inspect them,” he added.
He added that his team had “prepared diligently to show the evidence of our allegations” at a hearing Amero had previously scheduled for Nov. 15.
Back in July, Favorito filed a motion to immediately begin the inspection of the ballots in Fulton County from the 2020 election.
Favorito is leading the court case in Fulton County, Georgia, to inspect the roughly 140,000 mail-in ballots from the Nov. 3 election.
Motion Filed In GA Court For Immediate Inspection Of Fulton County Ballots pic.twitter.com/jPV2FFHoKM
— Martin Walsh (@RealWalsh_) July 26, 2021
Prior to that, Amero allowed the lawsuit to proceed regarding an audit of the ballots in Fulton County, Georgia.
Almost 200 duplicate ballots were found in Fulton County, Georgia, last week by a major voting group.
Digital scans of ballots made public under Georgia’s new voting law show that nearly 200 ballots, including a write-in vote for rap artist Kanye West, were initially scanned twice last fall before a recount, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
The discovery of identical ballots was brought to light by a group of voters called VoterGA, which is seeking to prove that the election was fraudulent.
VoterGA said they found evidence of “massive” fraud in Fulton County after reviewing ballot data.
The group says the claims are based on a VoterGA data team’s analysis of Fulton’s mail-in ballot images.
“Petitioners in a lawsuit organized by VoterGA to inspect Fulton County ballots have added stunning claims in their amended complaint and provided new evidence from public records that show Fulton County’s hand count audit of the November 3rd, 2020 election was riddled with massive errors and provable fraud,” the group said in the press release.
“The team’s analysis revealed that 923 of 1539 mail-in ballot batch files contained votes incorrectly reported in Fulton’s official November 3rd, 2020 results,” the group said.
“One type of error discovered involved duplicate results reporting for batches of ballots. The team found at least 36 batches of mail-in ballots with 4,255 total extra votes were redundantly added into Fulton Co. audit results for the November election. These illicit votes include 3,390 extra votes for Joe Biden, 865 extra votes for Donald Trump, and 43 extra votes for Jo Jorgenson. But it is not simply a case of errors,” the group said.
“The VoterGA team found 7 falsified audit tally sheets containing fabricated vote totals for their respective batches. For example, a batch containing 59 actual ballot images for Joe Biden, 42 for Donald Trump, and 0 for Jo Jorgenson was reported as 100 for Biden and 0 for Trump,” they added.
“The seven batches of ballot images with 554 votes for Joe Biden, 140 votes for Donald Trump, and 11 votes for Jo Jorgenson had tally sheets in the audit falsified to show 850 votes for Biden, 0 votes for Trump and 0 votes for Jorgenson,” the said in the press release.
It was previously reported that in Fulton County, Georgia, the chain of custody documents for absentee ballots cannot be found.
That means no chain of custody documentation has been provided for around 333,000 absentee ballots.