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Voting Rights Advocates Primed to Continue Battle Against Voter Suppression

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Sweat,   678-951-2172 asweat@progeorgia.org media@progeorgia.org Voting Rights Advocates Primed to Continue Battle Against Voter Suppression April 1, 2021 (ATLANTA, GA) – Since the legislative session began on January 11th, Republican members of both the state House and Senate have aggressively pursued an agenda to fundamentally change voting rights in the state […]

Georgia Votes Declares: Don’t Bother My Ballot

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Sweat asweat@progeorgia.org, 678-951-2172 Georgia Votes Declares: Don’t Bother My Ballot  Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (ATLANTA, GA) – Yesterday, on the heels of a string of proposed legislation that aims to roll back Georgia voters’ access to the ballot, Georgia Votes held a press conference demanding fair and transparent election laws […]

Georgia Coalition of Civic Engagement Organizations to Out of State Volunteers: Stay at Home

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Georgia––for the fourth time since the pandemic ground the nation and the world to a halt in March––is facing yet another election amid rising COVID-19 cases. While our priority as a coalition has always been driving civic engagement and protecting the voting rights of all Georgians, this year we have the added responsibility of keeping […]

Election Protection Coalition Says Enough is Enough, We Have Fair Elections and Poll Workers Must be Protected

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Adam Sweat 678.951.2172 asweat@progeorgia.org Election Protection Coalition Says Enough is Enough, We Have Fair Elections and Poll Workers Must be Protected December 8, 2020 (ATLANTA, GA) – With 27 days remaining until the U.S. Senate runoffs, the Election Protection Coalition is fighting double duty––working hard to ensure that Georgia voters have […]

Voting Rights Organizations Insist “Every Vote Must Be Counted”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Sweat 678-951-2172  asweat@progeorgia.org Voting Rights Organizations Insist “Every Vote Must Be Counted” November 4, 2020 (ATLANTA, GA) – As the nation awaits the final results of the presidential election, a coalition of Georgia based civic engagement and voting rights organizations are urging election officials to continue counting ballots until every […]

Poll workers are the backbone of our election system, and Georgia needs more of them.

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As the November 3rd general election rapidly approaches, Georgia is once again in need of poll workers who can assist with the voting process leading up to and on Election Day.  The June 9th primary elections were proof of the critical importance of poll workers, the first lines of defense for our democracy. Poll workers […]

Georgia Advocates Condemn the Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Disrupt the Outcome of the 2020 Census

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Georgia advocates across the state are angered by the latest move by the Trump Administration to limit census participation of black, brown, and immigrant communities. After granting an extension for Census completion in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump Administration recently instructed the United States Census Bureau to complete the 2020 Census activites a month early, by September 30, 2020.

Georgia Coalition Condemns Secretary Raffensperger for Key Role in Botched Primary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: Adam Sweat asweat@progeorgia.org, 678-951-2172 Georgia Coalition Condemns Secretary Raffensperger for Key Role in Botched Primary  The Coalition demands Raffensperger take accountability and calls for his resignation ahead of the November General Election Thursday, June 11, 2020 (ATLANTA, GA) Today, the Georgia Votes Coalition released a joint statement responding to widespread delays […]

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