Legal teams to watch Georgia elections

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - More than one thousand lawyers are expected to keep a close eye on Georgia's polls on Tuesday.

According to organizers of the lawyer turnout, just about every poll
worker in the state will be under the watchful eye of legal teams.

State Election Board member Randy Evans says hundreds of
attorneys in the Atlanta metro area and around the state have been
trained on problems to look for on Election Day and what to do if
they find them.

It is estimated that about 1,100 lawyers around Georgia will

The attorneys will represent the parties, the state and federal
government, special interests and voting rights groups.

Evans is also general counsel for the state Republican Party but
he has recused himself temporarily from party duties.

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