Judge considers suppression claims in broad Georgia voting rights suit
A federal judge is considering claims from a voting rights organization that Georgia’s election laws and practices disenfranchise voters, especially African-American voters, and that Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is responsible for the problems these laws create. Attorneys for Raffensperger counter that changes to election law made since 2018 and the record turnout in the 2020 election illustrate that claims of voter suppression are unfounded.
Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.