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Fani Willis Says Primary Win Proves Fulton County’s Faith in Her (Video)

Election Victory

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis celebrated her primary election victory, claiming it as evidence of the community’s confidence in her leadership. Willis secured 87% of the vote, which she interprets as a strong endorsement of her office’s work, including a 92% conviction rate and active community engagement.

Election Interference Case

Willis addressed questions about her handling of the election interference case and her relationship with Nathan Wade. She emphasized that her primary win signifies public approval of her commitment to ensuring that no one is above the law. Despite some opposition, such as an attorney from the election interference case supporting her opponent, Willis remains steadfast in her approach.

Recent Conviction

During the election runup, Willis’s office secured a conviction in a high-profile case. On May 17, 2024, a jury found Ferian Greer guilty of the murder of his girlfriend, Destiny Simone Fitzpatrick. Chief Senior Assistant DA Cassie Hall highlighted the case details, noting Greer’s violent history and the tragic pattern of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Focus

Willis plans to prioritize resources for domestic violence victims in her next term. She acknowledged the current lack of resources and expressed her commitment to addressing this issue, aiming to educate and support victims effectively.

Legal Challenges

Greer’s defense lawyer, Anastasio Manetes, announced plans to appeal the conviction, citing concerns about the trial’s fairness, including the exclusion of evidence regarding Greer’s intellectual disability. Additionally, an issue involving one of the jurors was raised.

Willis continues to focus on her role as District Attorney, confident in her constituents’ support and her office’s mission to deliver justice.

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