Investigators from the secretary of state’s office have found no evidence of widespread voter fraud in Georgia. Federal investigators also have found no evidence of voter fraud on a scale that would have changed the outcome of the election.
Trump’s latest lawsuit asks the court to decertify the presidential election results and allow the General Assembly to select Georgia’s official electors – even though the Electoral College has already named Biden the next president.
It’s the latest in an extraordinary run of some 60 lawsuits in which Trump and his supporters have sought to overturn the election in several states that Biden won. None of those lawsuits – including those that challenged Georgia’s election results before the U.S. Supreme Court – has been successful.
The president has a similar lawsuit pending in Fulton County Superior Court. The new federal lawsuit accuses the local court of deliberately delaying the litigation.
The latest lawsuit names Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as defendants. Two days after he filed the lawsuit, Trump berated Raffensperger for an hour on the telephone, demanding that he “find” the 11,780 votes needed to reverse Biden’s victory.