US election: Georgia court dismisses Trump’s suit on absentee ballots

US election: Georgia court dismisses Trump’s suit on absentee ballots

- A Georgia judge has dismissed a legal action filed by the campaign organisation of President Donald Trump challenging the counting of absentee ballots

- Judge James Bass declined the request of the Trump campaign to ensure that state laws were followed on absentee ballots

- The Trump campaign had raised concerns over 53 ballots at the Chatham County

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A suit filed by the Trump campaign asking a Georgia court to ensure that state laws were followed on absentee ballots has been dismissed.

US election: Georgia court dismisses Trump’s suit on absentee ballots

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The suit was dismissed by the Chatham County Superior Court judge, James Basson on Thursday, November 5, after a roughly one-hour hearing, Fox2now.com reported.

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The judge, however, did not provide an explanation for his decision.

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According to Wtsp.com, the Trump campaign had filed the lawsuit against Chatham County over 53 ballots that they had presumed were brought in after election day.

The campaign had requested the court to order that the 53 ballots should not be counted.

Meanwhile, just as the government of the United States (US) feared and anticipated, a case of civil unrest ensued in Arizona state on Wednesday, November 4, as many supporters of President Donald Trump trooped and converged at the Maricopa county recorder's office.

The pro-Trump voters were claiming that the process of vote-counting in the state is being delayed, implying a suspicious move

According to a report by Fox News, supporters of the incumbent president were heard screaming “Count those votes!” outside the Maricopa office.

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Despite the president claiming victory as his main opponent, Democratic candidate Joe Biden continues to lead, Trump may or may not be worried after all.

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