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Lawyers Sanctioned for Attempts to Overturn Election Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, sanctions were imposed on various lawyers who brought a frivolous case seeking to decertify the 2020 presidential election results in Michigan. The lawyers — including pro-Trump lawyers Sidney Powell and L. Lin Wood — face monetary sanctions, mandatory legal education and possible disbarment in other jurisdictions due to their far-fetched attempts to overturn the votes of more than 5.4 million Michiganders who voted in the 2020 election.

Case Challenging Georgia Runoff Elections Dismissed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed one of the last remaining lawsuits challenging the 2021 Georgia Senate runoff elections. The suit, filed by pro-Trump lawyer and conspiracy theorist L. Lin Wood ahead of the runoff elections, challenged multiple aspects of the elections, including signature verification procedures, the early processing of mail ballots and the use of electronic voting machines.

Maricopa County To Replace All Voting Equipment After Audit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors announced on Monday that it will not use any voting equipment that the county was required to hand over to the conservative firm Cyber Ninjas in future elections. This is the latest development in a continuing audit effort promoted by Senate Republicans based on unfounded claims of voter fraud in the state.

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