ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, Campaign Legal Center (CLC), the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and the Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund, today urged Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to immediately direct counties to expand early voting sites and hours, resolve voting technology problems, publish updated ballot status information, and add ballot drop boxes ahead of the January 5 runoff elections.
In their letter, advocates call upon Secretary Raffensperger to act swiftly to ensure that all voters can cast a ballot that counts without needless obstacles.
Among the recommendations:
The letter is available here.
The following groups signed the letter:
All Voting is Local
Asian American Advocacy Fund
Black Voters Matter Fund
Campaign Legal Center
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Planned Parenthood Southeast
Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund
Voting Rights Lab Action
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