Your Actions This Week Strengthen Democracy: For the People Act Must Pass Now

The forces of reaction have made it clear that they do not think everyone should have the right to vote. By chipping away at voting rights over decades and particularly this last year, they have worked to corner the market on voting to help politicians choose their voters instead of voters choosing politicians. They have … Continue reading Your Actions This Week Strengthen Democracy: For the People Act Must Pass Now

Anti-voting Bills Are Expensive – Estimates of At Least $57 Million

Over the last year of voting in a pandemic, counties were hard-pressed to find the money required to provide access to voting that could safely accommodate their communities. Many were able to take advantage of grant money but some simply toughed it out. However, the bills currently being discussed in the Georgia General Assembly will … Continue reading Anti-voting Bills Are Expensive – Estimates of At Least $57 Million

Voting Rights, Unfunded Mandates for Counties

Restrictions on Age of Approved Absentee Voters, Submit Copy of ID With Absentee Ballot Application, Costs to Counties, and Removing Local ControlWe are asking for you to set some time aside today to walk through these actions on bills that are designed to restrict our voting rights in Georgia. The Republican led state senate ethics … Continue reading Voting Rights, Unfunded Mandates for Counties

Hearing on Absentee Voting Bill 2.4.2021, 11:30am

Please use this link to attend the hearing on HB 270, Thursday, February 4th at 11:30am. Share with and invite others to attend. The agenda is posted here. It's imperative for voting rights advocates to attend. Please also see our call to action from yesterday and be sure to send your emails and let your … Continue reading Hearing on Absentee Voting Bill 2.4.2021, 11:30am