Voters appeal decision to keep Greene on the ballot
A group of voters is appealing a decision on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green’s eligibility to run for re-election in her strongly-Republican Northwest Georgia congressional seat.
The voters said they have appealed the Georgia Secretary of State’s decision allowing controversial lawmaker to remain on the ballot.
They said she played a big role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and was therefore ineligible for re-election because of a little-used clause in the 1th Amendment addressing insurrection.
Earlier this month, Georgia Administrative Law Judge Charles Beaudrot found that the voters hadn’t produced sufficient evidence to back their claims. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger later affirmed that decision.
State law allows the voters to appeal Raffensperger's decision. They filed that appeal Monday.