ATLANTA -All Voting is Local Georgia state director Aklima Khondoker issued the following statement reaffirming that every vote must be counted as Georgia continues to process the results of the presidential election:
HARRISBURG - All Voting is Local Pennsylvania State Director Scott Seeborg issued the following statement reaffirming that every vote must be counted as Pennsylvania is still tabulating their results for the presidential election:
“With a record number of votes by mail, officials are taking the necessary time to verify ballots, process, and tabulate the results. This is how our democracy works. This election is about more than the candidates; it’s about our communities. Our voices will be heard and our votes counted.
While votes are still being counted, Tuesday’s election process was mostly a smooth one, according to Ohio voting rights groups.
A few problems were reported to the groups’ voter assistance hotlines – things like delays at polling places, the sometimes poorly executed expansion of curbside voting and scattered incidents of voter intimidation.
Statehouse News Bureau: Voices Of Voters: Top Issues For People Of Color Underscored By Racial Tension
The presidential campaigns are heading into the final days of voting before Election Day and the candidates are looking to shore up support in battleground states with one last pitch to voters. Strategists have suggested that getting out the vote among people of color can become a pivotal factor in the race.
PublicSource: PA won’t see full results on election night. Experts urge trust in the process anyway.
Scott Seeborg, the Pennsylvania state director for voting advocacy organization All Voting is Local, agreed. “I think that Pennsylvania is on track to be able to have a count within, I would say, safely, seven days of the election,” he said.
Voting Rights Advocates Call on Georgia Counties to Prioritize COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness Plans
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and Fair Fight Action, urged all county commissioners in Georgia to work with county elections officials to draft and publicly release COVID-19 preparedness plans.