Judge Upholds GA Election Integrity Practices In Blow To Abrams

Stacey Abrams

At a glance

  • Georgia’s election integrity reforms that require voter ID and citizenship checks are legal and constitutional.
  • The court rejected Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams’ claims that the law is racist and suppresses voting.
  • U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones wrote: “Although Georgia’s election system is not perfect, the challenged practices violate neither the constitution nor the VRA. As the Eleventh Circuit notes, federal courts are not ‘the arbiter[s] of disputes’ which arise in elections; it [is] not the federal court’s role to ‘oversee the administrative details of a local election.'”

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