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New report places Georgia in top tier on ease of early voting

— By A new report from the Center for Election Innovation & Research places Georgia in the top tier of states when it comes to ease of early voting, although the state is more restrictive than others by some metrics. … Over the past several weeks, various groups...

Johns Creek Student Leaders Win Statewide Competition

— By Kathleen Sturgeon, Patch Staff, April 14, 2021 — JOHNS CREEK, GA — Student Leadership Johns Creek won the Secretary of State Ambassadors State Championship. The competition comprised teams from across Georgia and because of the pandemic didn't begin until late...

What Does Georgia’s New Voting Law SB 202 Do?

— By Stephen Fowler, GPB News, March 27, 2021 — Georgia has a new slate of voting laws after Gov. Brian Kemp signed SB 202, a 98-page omnibus bill, on Thursday. The "Election Integrity Act of 2021" was passed out of the legislature on a party-line vote and makes a...
Youth movement helping to run Georgia elections

Youth movement helping to run Georgia elections

— By Mark Rice, The Ledger-Enquirer, October 25, 2020 — COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Five years ago, when she was a sophomore at Carver High School, helping democracy in the community wasn’t what motivated Alana Daniels to be a poll worker. Daniels laughed as she told the...

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Election turnout continues breaking records

Election turnout continues breaking records

— By Taylor Cooper, The Brunswick News, October 25, 2020 — Voter turnout broke records during the first week of early voting both statewide and in Glynn County, and the trend is likely to continue this week, election officials predict. By 8 p.m. Friday, 2.7 million...

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