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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJuly 4, 201726min5274

A group of Georgia voters and a Colorado-based watchdog organization filed a lawsuit late Monday asking a judge to overturn the results of last month’s 6th Congressional District special election and scrap the state’s voting system, Colorado Politics has learned. The complaint, filed in Fulton County Superior Court, alleges that state and local election officials ignored warnings for months that Georgia’s centralized election system — already known for potential security flaws and lacking a paper trail to verify results — had been compromised and left unprotected from intruders since at least last summer, casting doubt on Republican Karen Handel’s 3.8-point win over Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive House race in the nation’s history.


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinSeptember 28, 201615min316

Security and accuracy are what make the U.S. election system work correctly, so when either one of them is suspected or found to be at fault, it raises concerns from the public and those who oversee its operation. Just last week, Colorado's voter registration system was the subject of Denver TV station CBS4's investigation that uncovered several potential fraudulent votes cast in the names of Coloradans who had died. The cases of four dead men and women – one had died as long as eight years ago - casting ballots occurred in El Paso, Denver and Jefferson counties. District attorneys are investigating for possible prosecution.