In The News: Why The Secretary Of State Must Take Action On Elections Now

June 11, 2020

On Election Day 2020, voters across Georgia faced a “complete meltdown” of Georgia’s elections system after the Secretary of State, Georgia’s chief elections official, failed to prepare counties for this election, despite months of warnings. In every corner of the state, voters faced missing absentee ballots, lines as long as 8 hours, chaotic voting machine issues, and untrained poll workers.

It has never been clearer that Georgia’s democracy is in jeopardy, and needs to be fixed immediately. That is the job of the Georgia Secretary of State.

Read more news coverage from this week:

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Voting machines and coronavirus force long lines on Georgia voters

New York Times: Georgia’s Election Mess: Many Problems, Plenty of Blame, Few Solutions for November

Associated Press (via Savannah Morning News): Primary chaos puts Georgia in race to fix voting by November

Georgia Public Broadcasting: ‘It Was Very Chaotic’: Long Lines, Voting Machine Issues Plague Georgia Primary

Georgia Recorder: Ga. primary election failures, voter frustrations prompt investigations

Washington Post: In Georgia, primary day snarled by long lines, problems with voting machines — a potential preview of November

AJC Editorial Board: Georgia deserves much better on elections


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