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Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap is a reporter at the Georgia Recorder, part of the nonprofit States Newsroom that includes the Florida Phoenix. Dunlap has covered government and politics for news outlets in Georgia and Tennessee for the past decade. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis.

Election skeptics suing to ‘audit’ 2020 Fulton ballots running short of options

By: - July 19, 2021

Ten Fulton County, Ga., voters looking to prove the baseless claims that widespread fraud factored in President Joe Biden’s Nov. 3 general election victory are banking on their review of public records to provide ammunition in their quest for an in-depth inspection of absentee ballots. But even with their revelation this week that they’ve identified […]

Georgia prosecutors investigating Trump’s election call to Secretary of State Raffensperger

By: - February 12, 2021

Fulton County prosecutors are launching a wide-ranging criminal investigation into attempts to overturn last year’s presidential election results in Georgia.  Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis sent letters Wednesday to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, Gov. Brian Kemp, Attorney General Chris Carr and Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan asking them to preserve documents and other evidence […]

Texas U.S. Supreme Court suit latest attempt to hand Trump win

By: - December 9, 2020

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued Georgia and three other states in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to invalidate the Nov. 3 election results that gave President-elect Joe Biden the most votes.  The other states are Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. The suit charges Georgia’s state Election Board did not follow the law when it permitted […]

Georgia Secretary of State investigates voting groups as U.S. Senate runoffs near

By: - December 1, 2020

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says his office is investigating four organizations accused of sending election related mailers to people from other states.  Monday’s investigation announcement comes as Raffensperger continues to defend the state’s voting system and as county election offices conduct another recount of a presidential election where Democrat Joe Biden defeated President […]

Georgia election officials hope third time’s a charm as they ready for new recount

By: - November 23, 2020

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger will soon announce when local elections offices will start counting the presidential race ballots for the third time.    Raffensperger said running each of the 5 million ballots through high-speed scanners will take at least several days to complete. He’ll work with local election supervisors to set a schedule as […]

Georgia’s exhausting election recount reaffirms Biden’s track to electoral win

By: - November 20, 2020

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger plans to certify the presidential election Friday after a recount of Georgia’s 5 million votes confirmed that President-elect Joe Biden narrowly edged out President Donald Trump. The painstaking ballot hand count to audit the presidential election showed Biden received nearly 13,000 more votes than Trump in their contest for Georgia’s […]

Georgia’s election audit nears end, small errors unlikely to change result

By: - November 18, 2020

Georgia county election offices have reviewed by hand 4.9 million ballots cast in the presidential election as work continues to meet a midnight deadline to complete a statewide audit. Thousands of ballots are left to count as many election office workers spend the final day verifying the audit’s accuracy in an election that still has […]

Georgia election chief under siege as Trump loyalists attack vote count

By: - November 17, 2020

Georgia’s counties neared the end of an audit of 5 million votes in the presidential election Monday just as 2,600 new ballots turned up to add fuel to a continuing war of words over the outcome of Georgia’s GOP-run election. Poll workers did not scan the ballots at first and adding them to Georgia’s total […]