Help CGG Keep Up the Fight Against Election Subversion

Our long-running Curling v Raffensperger case concerning Georgia’s untrustworthy touchscreen voting system that cannot produce auditable results went to a 17 day trial in January. We and our co-plaintiffs presented the compelling case that the Dominion touchscreen system simply cannot produce a trustworthy ballot. We are seeking essentially the same ruling from the Court that forced Georgia to abandon the old Diebold touchscreen system in the first part of our case in 2019, as the court declared that system unconstitutional. The replacement touchscreen system is even more vulnerable than the unconstitutional system it replaced! We want to see the 2024 election protected from subversion by those who do not support democratic values of honoring all voters’ rights to cast an accountable ballot in a transparent election.

You can read the slides from Plaintiffs’ opening statements at trial here. Our closing argument slides are here. And here are our Proposed Findings and Proposed Order for the Court. We are awaiting the court’s ruling.

We are the organization that discovered the breach of the statewide system in Coffee County, Georgia and exposed it using the discovery in the Curling case. It became a key part of the case at trial, as we proved in court that this theft of Georgia’s software and the distribution of it to unauthorized actors has placed all future elections at risk. The Secretary of State and State Election Board have refused to undertake any mitigations or protective measures to blunt the risks inherent in the touchscreen design. Nor will they address protecting the system against the extreme elevation of the risk from the stolen software, which is out in the wild for bad actors to use to subvert Georgia’s elections in undetectable ways.

Our discovery provided much of the evidence that led to indictments against multiple individuals, and two guilty pleas in the Fulton County RICO case. But our efforts to hold Trump’s allies who stole the software accountable for this massive damage to Georgia’s election security are far from over. Coffee County officials concealed many highly relevant records during our Coffee-related discovery, claiming that they did not exist, but that was untrue. In other cases, officials destroyed records. We have sued Coffee and their attorneys asking the court to sanction them and force them to pay several hundred thousand dollars in sanctions. Our final brief in that case is here. We have asked the Court to order the county to produce the many records wrongly withheld and concealed.

The State Election Board and Secretary Raffensperger have simply chosen to look the other way, possibly to avoid inflaming those who would try to justify the theft of the software. Raffensperger told the public that his investigators knew of the Coffee breaches early on and “dug deep” to get the evidence, but when put under oath in the courtroom, the investigator admitted that he was told to open a file but “hold off” on any investigation. (Secretary Raffensperger fought the court order to personally testify about his own conflicting stories.)

CGG is not “holding off!” CGG will continue this fight for transparency and accountability and to unearth the Coffee facts. We are committed to go the distance to expose the insidious scheme to access the voting system hardware and software, despite the efforts of the participants and co-conspirators to conceal the evidence, and state officials’ determination not to seek it.

We need your help to support this time-intensive legal action. Please support the work to protect the 2024 elections with your tax-deductible donation.

To Support CGG in Our Fight Against Election Subversion

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If you prefer to donate by check, please make out the check to Coalition for Good Governance and mail it to:

Coalition for Good Governance
PO Box 28097
Atlanta, GA 30358

Thank you for your support!

On behalf of the grateful Coalition for Good Governance Team,

Marilyn R. Marks, Executive Director
(704) 292 9802
Marilyn@USCGG.org

P.S. Our EIN is 26-3670783. Coalition for Good Governance is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization (501(c)(3)) focused on election security and transparency.