Judge denies request to block use of voting machines; says motion ‘short on facts’


A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request to remove all electronic voting machines and ballot drop boxes for the upcoming 2022 election, saying the motion for a temporary restraining order was long on hypothesis and short on facts.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled that a group of Kansans who promote election fraud theories had failed to meet the standards for granting a temporary restraining order for banning the machines and the drop boxes.

"This is no ordinary motion for preliminary relief. It is extraordinary in the scope of
relief sought and in the threshold legal problems plaintiffs . . .


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