On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted a brief in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Fair Fight and two voters alleging that True the Vote, a right-wing “election integrity” organization that has been accused of voter intimidation since 2012, violated Section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which prevents voter intimidation.
On Monday, Dec. 19, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) accepted a Georgia court’s request to join proceedings in Fair Fight v. True the Vote, a two-year long lawsuit alleging that the right-wing group True the Vote engaged in voter intimidation.
On Thursday, Dec. 15, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in a case challenging Georgia’s at-large method used to elect members of the Public Service Commission, which regulates public utilities in the state.
On Wednesday, Dec. 14, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) called upon the Georgia Legislature to consider eliminating the state’s general election runoff system.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued more subpoenas to election officials in the investigation into former President Donald Trump’s efforts to stop certification of the 2020 presidential election results.
On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the day of the runoff election for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its plans to monitor elections in four Georgia counties: Cobb County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County and Macon-Bibb County.
On Thursday, Dec. 1, several Cobb County, Georgia voters filed a supplemental complaint alleging that the Cobb County Board of Elections failed to send absentee ballots to approximately 3,400 voters for the upcoming Dec. 6, 2022 U.S. Senate runoff election.
On Saturday, Nov. 26, over 70,000 Georgians cast a ballot during a crucial day of early voting that was the focal point of a recent lawsuit.
On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the Georgia Supreme Court unanimously denied a Republican request to block early voting on Saturday, Nov. 26, upholding lower court decisions allowing for early voting on that day.
On Monday, Nov. 21, the Georgia Court of Appeals denied the state of Georgia and Republicans’ request to pause a lower court’s decision that allows for early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 26).
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