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Johns Creek Student Leaders Win Statewide Competition

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...

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

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...

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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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More than 5,000 votes already cast in Habersham County

More than 5,000 votes already cast in Habersham County

— By Matthew Osborne on Thursday, October 15, 2020 — Early voting in Habersham County began Tuesday, and combined with mail-in/absentee voting, thousands of votes already have been cast. Folks were lined up early each morning this week to be among the first to cast...

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