Judge Cites Growing Cyberthreats In Preserving Voting Suit

By Allison Grande (May 21, 2019, 10:44 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Tuesday refused to scrap a lawsuit challenging the state's allegedly insecure electronic voting process, ruling increasingly prevalent challenges with securing the U.S. election system in "today's era of heightened cybersecurity threats" bolstered voters' constitutional claims. 

The voting integrity group Coalition for Good Governance and several of its members, as well as a separate group of Georgia voters, have argued that the state's refusal to switch from an allegedly insecure and unreliable direct record electronic, or DRE, voting system to paper balloting violates their 14th Amendment rights to due process and equal protection because the officials have...

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