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Raphael Warnock’s in real trouble

[Dec 1, 2022: Atlanta, GA] Don’t be fooled by the record long lines of Black voters. Here’s the real story. Two years ago Warnock won his Senate runoff only because he got three-quarters of a million mail-in votes — winning the mail-in vote by more than 2-to-1. So, within weeks of his victory… READ MORE

Marching ‘Vigilante’ through Georgia

If you’ve seen Vigilante, you’ll agree with Black Voters Matter founder LaTosha Brown: “Everyone must see this film!” And right now, with the December 6 Senate runoff looming, grassroots voting rights activists are asking for our help in quickly setting up screenings with get-out-the-vote events. In Douglas, Georgia, the town’s…… READ MORE

Why Did Mail-in Ballots in Georgia Plunge by One Million?
State’s New Law forced Runoff in Senate Race

Absentee ballots plunged from a total of 1.28 million in November 2020 to a little over 240,000 in last week’s General Election in Georgia. Given that mail-in ballots in Georgia favor Democrats two-to-one, it is reasonable to conclude this breathtaking 81% drop of over one million mail-in votes likely cost Sen. Raphael Warnock an outright victory. Georgia law requires… READ MORE

Georgia’s Governor Deputized GOP Vigilantes to Challenge 149,000 Voters
Black voters in Georgia say the challenges issued by vigilantes amount to a racist poll tax and a new Jim Crow.

“You talk to fools like that!” Major Gamaliel Turner was more than upset. Assigned by the Pentagon to a Naval base in California, Turner had called his hometown registrar in Georgia, to find out about his missing absentee ballot. But it wasn’t missing… READ MORE

Will There Be Mass Vigilante Vote Challenges on Election Day?
Greg Palast talks to Thom Hartmann about his new film, and how the challenges it exposes are spreading across the US

While Georgia may be the only state that allows a single person to challenge the rights of an unlimited number of voters, in other states Republican activists are getting around this by filing thousands of single challenges. This raises the possibility that … READ MORE

Vigilante: Post-Screening Panel feat. Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx joined Julia Gomez (ACLU), Susan Adelman (Black Voters Matter), and Palast for a post-screening discussion in Los Angeles. The panel also featured retired Major Gamaliel Turner, a Georgia voter who almost lost his vote because his right to vote was challenged by a GOP vigilante… READ MORE

Martin Sheen introduces Palast’s new film
Vigilante is now FREE to stream for a limited time!

Actor and activist Martin Sheen introduces Palast’s new documentary, Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman. It’s “a horror movie” says Sheen. “Its about how blood-thirsty vampires have sunk their fangs into our democracy through voter suppression.” The Palast Investigative Fund is making Vigilante available as a FREE stream in the … READ MORE

Jamie Foxx hosts LA screening of Vigilante
Academy Award-winning actor speaks passionately about the fight for voting rights

[Oct 26, 2022: Los Angeles, CA] Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx hosted a special screening of Palast’s new film, Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman, in West LA on Wednesday night. The event was presented by the ACLU of Southern California, Black Voters Matter, and KPFA. During a panel discussion after the film Foxx spoke passionately about … READ MORE

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