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Georgia judge extends deadline for some Cobb County voters who never received their mail-in ballots

Added 11-07-22 08:43:02pm EST - “A Georgia judge extended the deadline for 1,036 Cobb County residents to return their mail-in ballots after a clerical error by election officials.” - Foxnews.com

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Fox News correspondent Aishah Hasnie has the latest on the Georgia midterm elections on 'Special Report.'

The deadline for some residents of Cobb County, Georgia, to return their mail-in ballots was extended by a judge on Monday after election officials failed to send out ballots to 1,036 people who requested them. 

Some of the affected voters filed a lawsuit over the weekend asking for an extension after election officials admitted that the mistake was due to an error on their part. 

"This is an important result for these Cobb County voters, who through no fault of their own did not receive the absentee ballots to which they were legally entitled," Jonathan Topaz, an attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project, said in a statement. 

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