With just under three weeks prior to elections for the governor and U.S. Senate, an escalating battle between a Republican secretary of state of Georgia and a Democratic-favoring voter registration group is making a move to court.
Third Sector Development Inc., a non-profit parent of the New Georgia Project, filed a suit against Brain Kempt, the Secretary of the State, and several other county election board members, alleging the officials to have failed in processing thousands of vote applications for next month’s vote.
Another group, The National Association of Advancement of Colored People, joined the suit.
The New Georgia Project indicated it gave over 80,000 new voter applications to the county election boards. But it seems that the new board couldn’t spot records of over 40,000 of its vote applications.
The lawsuit, filed last week, came weeks after Kempt began an investigation on a possible fraud for certain applications given by the group.
Kemp’s counsel, Ryan Germany, sent a letter to Washington indicating more details on voter application is needed.