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Federal Judge Weights Throwing Out Georgia Electronic Voting Machines

Sep 12, 2018

Federal Judge Weights Throwing Out Georgia Electronic Voting Machines

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A federal judge said in court Wednesday she’s considering whether the threat of election hacking and foreign interference justifies replacing Georgia’s electronic voting system with paper ballots just weeks before the general election.

A Win in the Battle to Vote in Georgia

Aug 24, 2018

A Win in the Battle to Vote in Georgia

The New Yorker

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 used to require federal oversight when certain counties or states, including Georgia, wanted to close polling places. But that provision was struck down by the Supreme Court in 2013.

Battle over voter registrations set stage for Georgia governor’s race

Aug 17, 2018

Battle over voter registrations set stage for Georgia governor’s race

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Democrat Stacey Abrams created the New Georgia Project to register minority voters, but Republican Brian Kemp suspected fraud

Georgia election officials warn of "chaos" if judge orders paper ballots

Aug 16, 2018

Georgia election officials warn of "chaos" if judge orders paper ballots

AJC

The upcoming general election in Georgia....

Optimism for Student Voter Turnout

Aug 14, 2018

Optimism for Student Voter Turnout

Inside Higher Ed

With fewer than 100 days until the highly anticipated midterm elections, and political activists and college administrators attempting to galvanize students across the country to go to the polls.

Georgia is one of the worst states to have a baby, study finds (again)

Aug 13, 2018

Georgia is one of the worst states to have a baby, study finds (again)

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

You always hear about the joy of raising a child, but with that sweet bundle of delight comes a long list of medical expenses and emotional burdens.

Voting Rights Advocates Used to Have an Ally in the Government. That's Changing

Aug 12, 2018

Voting Rights Advocates Used to Have an Ally in the Government. That's Changing

New York Times

Officials in Georgia are scrubbing voters from registration rolls if their details do not exactly match other records, a practice that voting rights groups say unfairly targets minority voters.

Advocates Say Paper Ballots Are Safest

Aug 10, 2018

Advocates Say Paper Ballots Are Safest

Bloomberg Business Week

Georgia is one of several states using touchscreen, computerized machines that don’t meet federal security guidelines; a lawsuit is trying to force the state to adopt paper ballots before Nov. 6.

Election Security Becomes A Political Issue In Georgia Governor's Race

Aug 10, 2018

Election Security Becomes A Political Issue In Georgia Governor's Race

NPR

In the fall of 2016, as reports of Russian-backed hacking of state election systems were surfacing, Georgia's Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, rejected federal offers of help to secure his state's voting systems.

Humanity in Action conducts the John Lewis Fellowship Program

Aug 7, 2018

Humanity in Action conducts the John Lewis Fellowship Program

The Atlantic Voice

For more than 50 years, Representative John Lewis of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District has served as an icon for civil rights and progressive social movements in this country.

Bizarre tales, confusing ballots from Georgia’s primary contained in federal lawsuit

Aug 6, 2018

Bizarre tales, confusing ballots from Georgia’s primary contained in federal lawsuit

McClatchy - DC Bereau

The odd turnout figures last Friday were filed as part of a federal lawsuit against the state by election security activists.

Jun 15, 2018

NGP submits 221,897 voter applications!

MGSU's Gay-Straight Alliance registers new voters

Apr 18, 2018

MGSU's Gay-Straight Alliance registers new voters

Fox24 ABC 16 WGX

Middle Georgia State University's (MGSU) Gay-Straight Alliance wants midstate residents to be a part of the political process.

Missing hyphens will make it hard for some people to vote in U.S. election

Apr 11, 2018

Missing hyphens will make it hard for some people to vote in U.S. election

Reuters

The tiniest discrepancy on a registration form places them on a “pending” voter list that could deter people from voting.

Oct 4, 2016

NGP submits 107,000 voter applications!

Oct 3, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Summer's Story

Oct 3, 2016

NGP registers voters at the Many Rivers Festival

Sep 29, 2016

NGP submits 100,000 voter applications!

Sep 29, 2016

Georgia lawsuit restores voter rights

NPR features New Georgia Project

Sep 29, 2016

NPR features New Georgia Project

National Public Radio: In Suburban Atlanta, African-American Newcomers Could Flip Counties Blue