At issue were absentee ballots Danzey claimed were cast illegally for Newsome. Of the 124 absentees submitted in the August election, Newsome received 119.
The case had been set Friday before Houston County Judge Butch Binford. He dismissed it upon agreement of attorneys for both candidates.
Attorney James Anderson, who represents Danzey, filed a document with the court earlier this month that listed 37 people who he believed voted illegally for Newsome.
A criminal investigation into possible voter fraud was conducted by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office. The findings are expected to be presented to a Houston County Grand Jury.
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