“Perdue joins lawsuit over 2020 election in Georgia”

“Georgia gubernatorial candidate and former Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Friday joined a lawsuit seeking to inspect absentee ballots in the state’s most populous county, pursuing unsupported allegations that election fraud kept him and former President Trump from victory in 2020.

The lawsuit echoes claims made in earlier failed lawsuits by Trump’s supporters, who insisted that the 2020 election in Georgia had been tainted by widespread voter fraud and systemic irregularities. A judge dismissed a similar lawsuit in October after investigators said that they were unable to find any counterfeit ballots in Fulton County.

In a statement to The Associated Press released by Perdue’s lawyers, the former senator and new Republican gubernatorial candidate said that he wants to use his “position and legal standing to shine light on what I know were serious violations of Georgia law in the Fulton absentee ballot tabulation.”


Read the full article here at The Hill.