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Atlanta Journal Constitution Tag

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.Visit the Atlanta Constitution Journal to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the

In the wake of major Democratic victories in Georgia, the state’s Republican-led state legislature is considering a number of proposals which will limit access to voting. These include eliminating no-excuse absentee voting, banning ballot drop boxes, requiring photo ID when casting an absentee ballot, and forbidding the government from mailing absentee ballot applications. Democrats claim these efforts are deliberate attempts to suppress voter turnout while Republicans claim that there will still be ample opportunities to vote and protecting election integrity is more important than