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Georgia Runoff Election

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

The new vote-fixing game in Georgia

Once again, it’s down to Georgia in the November 2022 midterm elections. Senator Reverend Warnock is running for reelection, and Stacey Abrams is running for governor against the incumbent Brian Kemp. It’s not a question of who’s going to win. The GOP’s decided it can’t win, so it’s figuring out how to not let the voters vote … READ MORE

Pizza outlawed in Georgia
To Suppress the Vote

I can’t make this up. The state of Georgia passed a law this week, HB 531, that outlaws handing out pizza slices and water to voters waiting for hours to vote.
But Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger objected to the law because, he said, his office had already ruled that pizza… READ MORE

Civil Rights Groups Fight Back Against Georgia’s Voter Purges

Civil Rights Groups Fight Back Against Georgia’s Voter Purges

The importance of the January 5 Senate runoff elections in Georgia cannot be overestimated. They will determine which party controls the Senate, with vast ramifications for economic policy, climate change, workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, judicial nominees, and much more. The purging of nearly 200,000 registered voters from the voting rolls in Georgia could spell the… READ MORE

Georgia Closes Black Polling Stations
White Polls Open for Early Voting

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[Cobb County, Georgia] “They didn’t cut one White polling site!”
Barbara Arnwine was livid about this fluorescent violation of both Georgia and Federal voting rights law, a subject she teaches at Columbia University. “All the polling sites they cut were in Black and Brown neighborhoods,” said Arnwine, Founder of … READ MORE