Who Exactly is Cathy Latham?
Cathy Latham, the ex-chair of the Coffee County Republican Party and a member of the Georgia Republican Party’s executive committee, was indicted in a Fulton County grand jury investigation into a scheme to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. She was one of the 16 “fake” electors from Georgia and was implicated in a plot to sign and submit fraudulent electoral college certificates for Donald Trump, despite Biden winning the state. Additionally, Latham was involved in election interference attempts, including leading unauthorized individuals to illegally access server and voting machines to copy voter data and software.
Former Chair Cathy Latham’s Role in 2020 Election Scheme
Ex-member of the Georgia Republican Party’s executive committee and ex-chair of the Coffee County Republican Party, Cathy Latham, was one of the 19 people indicted in the Fulton County grand jury investigation into the 2020 scheme to overturn the presidential election results in Georgia. She was one of the 16 fake presidential electors from Georgia during the 2020 election.
Cathy Latham, a former teacher, taught economics at Coffee High School until the failed attempt to overturn the 2020 Georgia presidential election. After this, she retired and relocated to her home state of Texas.
Latham Indictment Details
Latham, along with 15 others, signed a false electoral college certificate for Donald Trump despite Joe Biden winning the popular vote in Georgia. This plot aimed to send two slates of presidential electors to Congress, to have Trump declared the winner of the state. Latham was indicted in Fulton County, GA in August 2023 on 11 charges. The 84 fake electors signed and submitted false Electoral College certificates to the National Archives declaring Donald Trump the winner.
Other Alleged Election Interference
Latham was implicated in other attempts to interfere with election procedures. Security camera footage shows her leading third-party company individuals into the secure area within the Coffee County, GA elections office. Then, they illegally accessed the server and voting machines to copy voter data and voting software. The third-party company, SullivanStrickler, was hired by co-defendant Sidney Powell, who has since pled guilty to 6 criminal counts of conspiracy to commit interference with election duties.
Charges Against Latham
Latham’s charges include: violating Georgia’s Racketeer and Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act, forgery, criminal attempt to file false documents, two counts of conspiracy to commit election fraud, and conspiracy to commit computer theft and computer trespass.
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