U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:20-cv-05310)
Whether the defendants violated the U.S. Constitution by deviating from the "manner" that the Georgia legislature established for choosing Presidential electors, and whether the court should issue an injunction directing the defendants to decertify the results of the November election
Whether Georgia's Secretary of State unlawfully abrogated the Georgia legislature's statutory mail-in absentee ballot signature verification procedure or prohibition on opening absentee ballots before Election Day. Plaintiffs also argue Defendants unlawfully installed unauthorized ballot drop boxes not permitted under the legislature's election law framework, and used unreliable and compromised Dominion Voting Systems software. Complaint is raised under Equal Protection and Due Process of the 14th Amendment, and the Guarantee Clause of Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution. Plaintiff seeks injunctive and declaratory relief halting Georgia's senatorial runoff election because Defendants are conducting it in a manner that differs from the state legislature's election scheme.
Whether the respondents violated the Georgia Constitution and election statutes in the running of the November election; The petitioners seek the decertification of all election results in Coffee County as well as the Presidential election results statewide.
Whether the respondents violated the Georgia Constitution and election code in the administration of Georgia's November election; Allegations include violating state law regarding signature matching to confirm the identity of absentee voters, violating the petitioner's fundamental right to a transparent and open election, permitting misconduct, fraud, and widespread irregularities in multiple counties, conspiring to disregard the Georgia election code and substitute their own "unlawful edicts," violating the Georgia Constitution's Equal Protection provision by failing to establish a uniform procedure across counties for absentee ballot signature matching, and violating the Due Process provision of the Georgia Constitution by allowing the counting of illegal votes; The petitioner asks the court for an immediate audit of signatures on absentee ballot applications and ballots, and a declaration that Georgia's Presidential election results are null and void; Further, the petitioner seeks an order preventing the certification of Georgia's Presidential election results.
Whether the defendant permitted non-residents to vote in the November election and failed to verify voter signatures as required by state law, and whether these alleged violations require either (1) an audit of the voter rolls and comparison to the ballots cast or (2) the decertification of Georgia's election results and an order for a new election
Whether Georgia officials violated state and federal law in how they administered the November election, for example by how they used funds received from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Center for Tech and Civic Life, by negotiating an allegedly unlawful settlement agreement regarding absentee ballots, and by allegedly not enforcing state law residency requirements; and whether, as a result of the alleged illegal conduct, the Presidential election results in Georgia should be considered null and void
Whether the defendants violated various state and federal laws by such alleged conduct as permitting early processing of absentee ballots without legislative authorization, allowing voting by individuals no longer residing in the state, failing to develop auditable procedures for the processing of absentee ballots, failing to provide meaningful access for party representatives to observe and monitor the electoral process, treating absentee voters in some counties differently than absentee voters in other counties, and employing tools such as Dominion Democracy Suite software and devices that allegedly led to statewide ballot fraud; Whether the defendants' alleged conduct should result in the decertification of the Presidential election results in Georgia
Whether Georgia's Secretary of State altered the process established by the Georgia legislature for handling defective absentee ballots, in violation of federal constitutional law and federal and Georgia statutory law, when he entered into a March 2020 settlement agreement to resolve a court case brought by the Democratic Party of Georgia and others
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