ATLANTA – Aklima Khondoker, All Voting is Local Georgia state director, issued the following statement in response to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s ploy to move thousands of registered voters to inactive status less than three months before Election Day:
MILWAUKEE - All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement on Wisconsin’s August 11 primary election, where lessons learned from April contributed to safer participation and record turnout for a primary election.
Media Advisory: Voting Rights Leaders to Assess Georgia’s Primary Runoff and Discuss Critical Election Changes for November
On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EST, voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local Georgia, ACLU of Georgia, Black Voters Matter, Common Cause Georgia, National Federation for the Blind-Georgia, and New Georgia Project will host a telephone press briefing to evaluate Georgia officials’ performance during Tuesday’s runoff election and discuss critical changes to help more Georgians vote in November. Speakers will discuss how officials executed the August 11 runoff and offer recommendations for avoiding unnecessary problems in November’s general election.
The spread of COVID-19 has had an unprecedented and disproportionate impact on Black and brown communities in the United States. While much of the policy discussion has rightly focused on COVID-19’s impact on the health and economic well-being of communities of color, decision makers must also urgently confront how the pandemic is silencing voters of color and harming our democracy.