Voting Rights Advocates Urge Georgia Secretary of State to Remove Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of January Senate Runoffs
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, Campaign Legal Center (CLC), NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and the Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund, today urged Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to immediately direct counties to expand early voting sites and hours, resolve voting technology problems, publish updated ballot status information, and add ballot drop boxes ahead of the January 5 runoff elections.
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:
ATLANTA - All Voting is Local Georgia state director Aklima Khondoker issued the following public comment to the DeKalb County Board of Elections today in response to the county’s long early voting lines, which disproportionately harm Black and Brown voters:
Aklima Khondoker, the Georgia director for All Voting Is Local, a voting rights group, said that electronic poll pads on which voters check in had created problems around the state. “We’ve seen over 10 counties where this is happening,” she 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.
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and nearly 20 nonpartisan voting rights organizations urged Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to enact three strategies for expanding access to ballot return ballot drop boxes, which will provide safe and accessible voting for all Georgians in the general election.