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Voting & Elections 11.19.2020

Audit Results Announced: Common Cause Georgia Responds

Georgia’s voters have made their decision. It’s time to honor that decision. It’s also time to ensure that our county elections officials have the resources they need to fulfill their responsibilities in the next two elections. 

Voting & Elections 11.13.2020

Statement by Common Cause Georgia Executive Director Aunna Dennis — November 13, 2020

We urge Secretary Raffensperger’s office to find a way to provide the additional resources that are critically needed by county elections offices.

Voting & Elections 11.10.2020

Statement of Aunna Dennis, Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia — November 10, 2020

A record number of Georgia’s voters participated in this election, despite COVID 19. Just as in previous elections, the decisions of ‘The People’ must be respected and accepted. We need to move forward and ensure that the runoffs on December 1 and January 5 go as smoothly as possible. 

Voting & Elections 11.5.2020

Statement of Common Cause Georgia Executive Director Aunna Dennis – November 5, 2020

More than 4 million Georgians voted in Tuesday’s election. Those voters deserve to have their voices heard and their ballots counted.

Voting & Elections 11.3.2020

Voting Hours Extended in Some Locations in Georgia

Polling place hours have been extended in polling locations in six counties across Georgia. Media outlets and reporters are strongly encouraged to immediately share the following information in their news stories, broadcasts, and social media channels.

Voting & Elections 10.12.2020

Court clarifies that voting must be able to continue uninterupted if voting machines fail, declines to prescribe amount required

In an amicus brief filed in the long-running Curling v. Raffensperger lawsuit, Common Cause asked United States District Judge Amy Totenberg to require paper ballots equal to 40% of registered voters at each polling site. That number was based on projections of ballot usage during peak voting times, so voters would be able to vote at their polling place even in cases of voting system failures lasting three hours. In a decision issued tonight, Judge Totenberg declined to require a specific number of paper ballots.

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