Elections lawsuit tossed by judge
Claims against Auditor's Office deemed not factual
Last updated 4/2/2022 at 11:59am
DAVENPORT—A Spokane County judge quickly dismissed an elections lawsuit filed against the Lincoln County Auditor’s office and auditor Chandra Schumacher by the Washington Election Integrity Coalition United (WEICU) and Jerry Schulz of Reardan in October.
Presiding judge Michael Price granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss Monday, March 28.
The lawsuit accused the Auditor’s Office of election violations during the 2020 general election as WEICU filed similar lawsuits around the state that same week.
The court found that WEICU and Schulz’s claims were “untimely and barred by...