A Georgia lawmaker is asking a judge to order a new election because some voters received the wrong ballots in a primary that he narrowly lost.
State Rep. Dan Gasaway lost the May 22 Republican primary to Chris Erwin by 67 votes. Both men live in Homer.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Habersham County election officials sent letters to voters saying “your address was found to have been placed in the wrong House district.”
Gasaway says the election office is a “complete disaster.” He has represented the Homer area since 2013.
An election for Hazlehurst mayor was thrown out in 2015 because of vote-buying allegations, and a Walker County state House race went through three elections in 2003 because of redistricting changes that led to voters being turned away.