Election Reform Group VoterGA Sues State of Georgia to Ban Dominion Voting Technology in State Elections

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Election reform Group VoterGA sued the State of Georgia this week seeking a ban on Dominion Voting Systems technology in the state.

VoterGA on Tuesday announced joining with State Rep. Philip Singleton in a legal petition to ban Georgia’s Dominion Democracy Suite 5.5 voting system from state elections.

According to the Baltimore Post Examiner, the voting system has already been declared in violation of Georgia law by the U.S. District Court of Northern Georgia.

The Kemp administration spent over $100 million for the Dominion voting systems in the state back in 2020.

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The Washington Examiner reported:

A self-described election integrity group sued the state of Georgia on Tuesday, seeking a ban on the use of Dominion Voting Systems touchscreen ballot-marking technology across the state.

VoterGA, which led a suit against Fulton County for an inspection of 2020 election ballots, asked the Fulton County Superior Court to declare the state’s use of Dominion Democracy Suite 5.5 Ballot Marking Device voting systems a violation of state elections law and to enjoin the officials from administrating future elections with those devices.

Plaintiffs allege Democracy Suite systems fail to comply with the state’s election code, which provides voting systems must “print an elector verifiable paper ballot” and “produce paper ballots which are marked with the elector’s choices in a format readable by the elector.”

The machines in use generate a paper ballot that voters can visually verify, but it also produces a QR code on the paper ballot reflecting the voter’s choices, which cannot be visually verified, according to the lawsuit .

Ballot scanners then read the QR code to determine a voter’s selections, and the “written portion of the paper ballot is not used for counting or re-counting the elector’s intent,” the suit said, alleging a legal violation.

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August 25, 2021 4:40 pm