Voter group to appeal Georgia ruling

Sept. 9, 2008 at 2:24 PM

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A voter advocacy group in Georgia said it will appeal a judge's refusal to scrap the state's electronic voting system.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson Monday dismissed a lawsuit brought by VoterGa, reported The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

VoterGa contends the touch-screen machines used in Georgia elections violate the Equal Protection clause of the Constitution and are prone to fraud because because they don't provide paper records of votes.

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