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Voting & Elections 08.18.2021

Election Review Panel should ‘respect the work of the community members who risked their lives to ensure Fulton County had free and fair elections’

One of the reasons why so many Americans continue to have faith in our elections is because they are administered at the local level - by members of our communities. 

Voting & Elections 07.26.2021

Fair Fight Action, Common Cause Georgia and Other Groups Call on Raffensperger to End Attacks on Fulton Election Administration and Commit to Opposing State Takeover

Fair Fight Action alongside Common Cause Georgia and other groups sent a letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in response to his reckless and dangerous rhetoric casting doubt on Fulton County’s elections administration and calling on him to “reject any partisan attempt to take over Fulton County elections through Senate Bill 202 or through any other means.”

Voting & Elections 07.17.2021

MONDAY 10am — US Senate Rules Committee to Hold Field Hearing in Atlanta

We’re glad that the Senate Rules Committee is getting back out in the field, and meeting Americans where we are. Things look a lot different when viewed from Atlanta than they do from DC. Here in Georgia, we’re watching closely what Congress does -- and doesn’t do -- this legislative session.

Voting & Elections 07.2.2021

Local Small Business Owners Endorse ‘For the People Act’

As the Supreme Court issued its voting rights and donor disclosure decisions yesterday, local small business owners gathered near the John Lewis portrait in Atlanta’s Freedom Park and urged US Senators to pass the For the People Act. 

Voting & Elections 05.21.2021

Court Allows Examination of Fulton County Absentee Ballots to go Forward

It’s a cynical strategy: create artificial “doubt” about our election processes, and then use that doubt to make voting harder for the voters you don’t think will vote for you.

Voting & Elections 04.20.2021

Following Passage of SB 202, Grassroots Groups call for Greater Transparency by General Assembly

Sixteen grassroots groups have called for amending Georgia’s Open Meeting Act so that it covers meetings of the General Assembly and its committees and subcommittees. “Georgians have the right to witness the open conduct of their business by the General Assembly.”

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