McKenzie was suing the DeKalb County Board of Voter Registration and Elections and its director, Erica Hamilton, as well as Henson and Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is in charge of overseeing the state’s elections. All had asked that the case be dismissed.
Henson said he was glad the case wasn’t moving forward.
“I knew it would be dismissed,” he said. “It had no merit whatsoever.”
Henson has served in the Senate for 24 years, first spending eight years in the chamber before leaving in 1998 to run unsuccessfully for labor commissioner. He returned in 2002 and has been the Senate’s Democratic leader since 2011.
This year was the first time Henson had been challenged in an election since returning to the Senate in 2002.
Henson will win the general election and return to the Senate next year since no Republican is running in the contest.
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