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Here’s how Brian Kemp is Stealing the Georgia Election

Greg Palast in Atlanta, Georgia for Salon

Half a million Georgia voters were purged with no notice — and their provisional ballots likely won’t be counted. Brian Kemp, who until this week was Georgia’s secretary of state, is stealing the gubernatorial election from Stacey Abrams. It begins with ...more

Georgia Mass Purge Victim:
“This was a strategy from Kemp”

Greg Palast for Truthout

[Atlanta] “I was blocked from voting for Stacey Abrams.” Yasmin Bakhtiari is upset, horrified and determined. Her family had fled Iran for American democracy. But New York born Yasmin found democracy disappeared now that she’s located down in Brian Kemp’s Dixie.

Kemp, until Thursday, was Georgia’s Secretary of State in charge of voting – and in charge of “maintaining” the voter rolls to make them more accurate. But he used that power to ...more

92-Year-Old Georgia Voter Blocked
Jim Crow in 59 seconds… why Stacey won’t quit

Greg Palast reporting from Atlanta, GA

This is why Stacey Abrams won’t quit.

It begins with 92-year-old Christine Jordan, blocked from voting. By Brian Kemp. Watch this 59-seconds and you won’t wonder why Stacey Abrams won’t roll over and concede to Kemp.

Christine Jordan, aged 92, was blocked from voting today, thrown out of the polls with her walker — just one victim of Kemp’s mass cancellation of voter registrations — more than half a million Georgians purged in the night, stealthily, hidden from ...more

Back of the Bus Ballot in Georgia

Greg Palast in Atlanta, GA

"My right to vote was taken from me," says Rahiem Shabazz, filmmaker and victim of Georgia's Purgin' General, Brian Kemp. "This is voter suppression and he is the Chief of Voter Suppression."

We escorted Rahiem to his voting station. They told him he couldn’t vote and gave him a provisional ballot. Kemp has already ruled his vote won’t be counted. Rahiem asked me whether he can ...more

Salon: How to Steal Georgia in 7 Minutes

Greg Palast for Salon TV

Greg Palast, the journalist who earlier this month tipped Salon off to the widespread voter disenfranchisement in Georgia, uncovers how Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, wrongly canceled the registrations of no less than 340,134 voters in 2016 and 2017.

Palast discloses, based on evidence obtained through ...more