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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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Get out and vote early, says Georgia’s Secretary of State

Get out and vote early, says Georgia’s Secretary of State

— By Ryan Kolakowski, Marietta Daily Journal, October 7, 2020 — MARIETTA — Georgia’s top election official has a simple message to the 5.5 million people he expects to cast a ballot in November’s general election. Vote early. Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of...

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UGA under pressure to allow in-person early voting on campus

UGA under pressure to allow in-person early voting on campus

— By Greg Bluestein, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 16, 2020 — Student groups, politicians and one of the state’s top elections officials urged the University of Georgia to reverse course Wednesday and allow early voting on campus, prompting the school to...

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Glynn County pilots election audit program

Glynn County pilots election audit program

— By Taylor Cooper, The Brunswick News, September 2, 2020 — Glynn County’s Board of Elections helped the state test a new election-security tool Tuesday. Tuesday’s trial of the process, called risk-limited auditing, was conducted by VotingWorks, a nonprofit dedicated...

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