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Ga. Told To Back Up Voting Machines With Paper Ballots


29 Sep 2020
Reprinted with permission.

David Cross spoke to Law360 about U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg’s ruling that Georgia must provide paper backups of updated voter information for the presidential election to reassure electors its malfunction-plagued digital system can be easily bypassed if necessary.

David, who is lead counsel for the Georgia voters, said he is thrilled with the court’s order, which is “a common-sense solution to a major problem.”

“It will make a difference on November 3 by reducing the risk of long lines and helping ensure every voter gets to vote, without needlessly resorting to provisional ballots,” he said, adding that if the state uses its electronic ballot marking devices as planned, the upcoming election will comprise “even worse chaos” than the June primary.

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