Democratic Carolyn Bourdeaux Files Lawsuit in Disputed Georgia-7 Race

Democrat Files Lawsuit in Disputed Georgia-7 Race

Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic U.S. House nominee in Georgia’s 7th District, made a move late Sunday evening that caught Democrats, Republicans, and the press off guard.

Click here to view original web page at www.newsmax.com

Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic U.S. House nominee in Georgia’s 7th┬áDistrict, made a move late Sunday evening that caught Democrats, Republicans, and the press off guard.

Down by 900 votes out of more than 279,000 cast, Bourdeaux filed a complaint against Gwinnett County (Georgia) election officials for rejecting hundreds of ballots she feels might have made the difference in her contest with Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga.

Georgia State professor Bourdeaux explained to reporters the ballots were rejected for “immaterial” reasons such as failure to list dates of births or changes of address.

Because of the closeness of the contest, Bourdeaux is entitled to request a recount, but her latest legal maneuver was unexpected.

“Woodall has a slight lead and is the likely winner,” Matt Towery, a veteran Georgia GOP consultant, told Newsmax. “But the demographics of these Metro Atlanta districts are changing rapidly. Gwinnett County used to be a Republican stronghold. But the county has had a huge jump in its African American population, as well other growing demographic groups that do not tend to vote Republican.”

Click here to view original web page at www.newsmax.com

About Cheryle Moses

A creative, storyteller and lover of truth.

View all posts by Cheryle Moses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *