President Donald Trump’s campaign lost court rulings in the nearby warring states of Georgia and Michigan on Thursday, though it vowed to bring a challenging new lawsuit in Nevada called voting irregularities.
In Michigan, he tried to stop the vote count and gain more obtain access to the tabulation process. While in the Georgia case, the campaign alleged that the 53 ballots that came in late were mixed with the on-time ballots.
A state judge on Thursday dismissed both lawsuits.
Georgia Superior Court Judge James Bass said there was no evidence that the ballots in question were invalid.
“I have no basis to find that there is a substantial likelihood of success on the merits.” Judge Cynthia Stephens said, In the Michigan case.
The spokesman of A Trump campaign did not respond to requests for comment on the Michigan and Georgia verdicts. Trump aides also alleged that voting irregularities took place in Clark County, a Nevada-populated area, including Las Vegas.
Of the handful of battlefield states that can determine the presidency, votes are still being counted in all three states.
Trump has a narrow lead in Georgia, Democratic challenger Joe Biden has a narrow lead in Nevada, and Biden is projected to win in Michigan.
On Thursday, At a news conference in Las Vegas, former Nevada Attorney General Adam Lakshalt and other Trump campaign surrogates, including Richard Grenell, a former administration official, gave no evidence to support their allegations of malpractice and did not answer reporters’ questions.
Laxalt said, “We believe that there are dead voters that have been counted. We are also confident that there are thousands of people whose votes have been counted that have moved out of Clark County during the pandemic,”.
“Stop the counting of improper votes.” He said a lawsuit would be filed in federal court to ask the judge,
Clark County Electoral Officer Joe Gloria told reporters there was no evidence that the unfit ballot was being processed.
A senior adviser to Biden’s campaign Bob Bauer called Trump’s various lawsuits a qualitative disruption and said the strategy was designed to undermine the integrity of the election process.
He said, “This is part of a broader misinformation campaign that involves some political theater,”.
On Thursday, he told reporters, “They’re intended to give the Trump campaign the opportunity to argue the vote count should stop. It is not going to stop,”.
The Trump campaign and other Republicans have already filed various legal challenges, In Pennsylvania, where Trump is narrowly ahead but Biden has the gaining.
On Thursday, The Pennsylvania Court of Appeals ordered that Trump campaign officials be allowed to closely monitor the ballot process in Philadelphia, which soon delayed the count.
The next day a judge helped negotiate an agreement that a fixed number of observers from each campaign – up to 60 – could enter parts of the city’s ballot-counting area inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Pennsylvania Democrats Papers filed in the Supreme Court that although they would not oppose Trump’s order to intervene in the campaign’s pending appeal seeking to block a late-arriving mail-in ballot in the Republican state, it was premature. Courts to work at this pace.
Trump has repeatedly said he expects the Supreme Court, which has a 6-3 appointed majority of three judges, including the three judges he appointed, to play a key role in determining the outcome.
On Thursday, Trump told reporters, “We think there’s going to be a lot of litigation,” adding that “it’s going to end up perhaps in the highest court in the land.”
Legal experts say the Supreme Court is unlikely to have any decisive final word, and legal experts say any challenge has to make its way through the general court process.