Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Tag: Georgia

Greg Palast sues Georgia’s Brian Kemp for purging 340,000 from voter...

Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.

Voter purges: What Georgians heading to the polls need to know

Recent news casts doubt on whether some voters in the state will be able to cast a ballot when they show up on Election Day.

Here’s how Georgia is suppressing voters as early voting begins

The combined effect is to put voters – especially racial minorities – at risk of disenfranchisement as the state’s hotly contested governor’s race approaches.

Police Chief defends use of Taser on elderly woman

“You don’t Tase an 87-year-old woman.”

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

Racist voter suppression revealed in a small-town voter fraud trial

As the nation faces demographic shifts, the push to suppress voting intensifies.

Would a Berniecrat have won Ossoff’s Georgia race?

Democrats must turn sharply left on both economic and social issues if they are to have a chance of regaining Congress in the future. 

Ossoff’s loss is further proof: Democrats’ path to power is through...

The results in Georgia show that the Trump resistance can show up to the polls, but centrism isn’t a strategy to win.

Karen Handel and voter suppression in Georgia’s 6th

If it wasn't for Crosscheck and Voter ID, would we be calling Jon Ossoff Congressman by now?

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