Decertification demanded amid 700 affidavits of ‘irregularities and fraud’
A lawsuit accuses California officials of rampant election-code violations and fraud that irreparably contaminated the results of the 2020 election.
“The lack of integrity in our elections strikes at the heart of our republic,” said Joshua Kroot of Primary Law Group, one of the teams working on the case on behalf of the Election Integrity Project. “The failure to correct this problem immediately will do irreparable injury to our nation and devastate the credibility of all elections into the distant future.”
While more than 60 lawsuits have been filed following the Nov. 3 general election on behalf of President Trump, the complaint goes further, challenging the entire election procedure in California. It also is significant because it requires the decertification of California’s November election results, a move that by itself, could deprive Joe Biden of the presidency.
Biden is expected to get 306 Electoral College votes of 270 needed to win. But California’s lode is 55 votes.
It calls for the decertification of the election results, pending an audit of the ballots. And it asks for an order protecting evidence since “state and county officials are moving quickly to deny access to or wipe stored information from these machines, software and materials so that no such audit can be carried out.”
The complaint also asks for a determination that various state actions creating open elections circumstances are unconstitutional.
“Plaintiffs have suffered damage by reason of the diminishment of the value of their votes and the votes of their supporters by reason of defendants