A Georgia judge ordered a delay in the audit of an estimated 147,000 absentee ballots cast in Fulton County, Georgia during the 2020 election Wednesday after county officials filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by nine Georgia voters who requested the audit.
Last Friday, Superior Court Judge Brian Amero ordered the audit requested by the nine Georgia voters, petitioners in the case, Favorito v. Cooney, No. 2020CV343938, originally filed in Fulton County Superior Court on December 23, 2020, to proceed, but on Wednesday he ordered the delay to give him time to review Fulton County’s filing made that same day.
Fox 5 Atlanta reported:
Roughly one week after Henry County Chief Judge Brian Amero agreed to unseal 147,000 mail ballots from Fulton County following a voter lawsuit, the board of elections and the county court clerk in Fulton County filed motions asking the judge to dismiss