Election Integrity Update - 3/18/2023
On the March 18th Election Integrity Update we were encouraged to hear how scores of fellow Georgians concerned with election integrity were elected to leadership positions and sent the establishment packing last weekend at many county GOP conventions. We heard reports of successes and challenges in Cherokee, Chatham, Forsyth, and Fulton Counties. Garland Favorito gave an update on VoterGA’s legislative work at the State Capitol and where the election integrity bills now stand, and Bill Quinn reported on the status of the Mental Health Bill HB 520. Use the link below to view the March 18th Election Integrity Update, which will be available through April 1st. Please share this vital information with friends and family.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 3/4/2023
The legislative session is looking promising with several key bills on the move. With your help we can push them through on crossover day, see the announcements below for our calls to action. If you are able to, join VoterGA at the State Capitol for Crossover Day, Monday, March 6th. Use the link below to view the March 4th Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share with friends and family. The recording will be available for 14 days after the call.
Election Integrity Update - 2/25/2023
We’re getting close to Crossover Day March 6th when legislation has to be approved to move to the other legislative chamber for consideration. Garland and the VoterGA team are working with legislators and other organizations to improve and advance bills that address our top 25 election integrity issues. Use the link below to view the February 25th Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share with friends and family. The recording will be available for 14 days after the call.
Election Integrity Update - 2/18/2023
We've had an action-packed legislative session and several impactful developments in the last few weeks! Use the links below to view the February 18th Election Integrity Update, the February 11th Statewide Tele-Town Hall and the February 4th Election Integrity Update if you missed it or want to share it with friends and family. The recording will be available for a limited time after the meeting.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 1/21/2023
On our January 21st call Ken Hand, the Georgia State Director of Only Citizens Vote (OCV), joined us to discuss the issue of securing the right to vote as an exclusive right to U.S. citizens. Since his retirement, Ken has become active in the election integrity movement to improve the accuracy and credibility of U.S. elections. He informed us about efforts OCV is pursuing in Georgia to appeal to our legislature to amend our State Constitution and the obstacles they’ve faced in protecting this right.
Election Integrity Update - 1/7/2023
After several challenges to our legal efforts last year, election integrity advocates were blessed with a great Christmas present by the Georgia Supreme Court! In the Fulton County counterfeit ballot case, the court ruled reversed the lower courts’ rulings that Garland Favorito and the other plaintiffs did not have standing to sue!
Garland recapped the legal fight and the providential timing of another court case that opened the door to victory. He also provided a preview of VoterGA’s legislative priorities and opened the floor for discussion and constructive feedback from supporters.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 12/3/2022
On the December 3rd Election Integrity update Garland Favorito recapped VoterGA’s analysis and observations of the U.S. Senate Primary and General Election races. He also previewed the Monday, December 5th hearing for the Fulton School Board District 7 Election Challenge.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 11/19/2022
On the November 19th Election Integrity Update Garland Favorito announced VoterGA’s new litigation to indefinitely preserve 2020 General Election ballots in targeted counties until all relevant litigation has been resolved. This is VoterGA’s sixth election integrity legal case, and all six are still active. Garland also announced that the next hearing is the fifth case, which challenges the Fulton County School Board District 7 election. In this race withdrawn candidate Linda Arnold received 3,317 votes without her name ever being printed on any ballot!
Sarah Thompson from Bulloch County reported on activities of The Carter Center as well as concerns of a number of Georgia Congressmen regarding events which appeared to promote Chinese Communist Party propaganda. Sarah, Ted Metz, and Paul Nally detailed their Liberty Jam activities.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 10/29/2022
On the previous Election Integrity Update Garland Favorito discussed a recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling whereby Georgia citizens, including voters, have standing to sue government officials who violate Georgia law. He then explained how this precedent is favorable to VoterGA’s Ballot Access lawsuit.
Next, Angie Durham and Sam Carnline reviewed their legal efforts to preserve the 2020 general election ballots in their respective counties and described how their efforts inspired an additional two dozen Georgians to do the same. Email Angie if you’re interested in helping in your county.Read more
Election Integrity Update - 10/15/2022
On the October 15th Election Integrity Update several regulars and guests enlightened us and motivated us to action! Garland Favorito reported on his Fulton County School Board election challenge and answered the question, “Are we headed for a win?” (Join us this Saturday for good news!) Bill Quinn addressed DeKalb County’s decision to use Konnech systems, and subsequent outcomes that concern DeKalb County citizens.
Tamara Favorito reviewed important areas to which poll watchers should be attentive while on duty. Tania Sosa reported on the Constitution Party of Georgia’s advance voting poll watchers, and encouraged folks interested in Election Day poll watching or submitting photos of precinct elections results (“poll tapes”) to call (912) 509-0945 or email her today. Angie Allison and Tim Meisburger from The America Project presented their Citizen Election Observer and Georgia Election Integrity Manual resources.Read more