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Voting & Elections 11.2.2018

Common Cause GA Celebrates Federal Judge’s Order to Grant Emergency Relief from “Exact Match” Law

Judge Eleanor Louise Ross of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of GA today ordered that Georgia voters whose registration applications had been left pending under the state's “Exact Match” program are now allowed to exercise their right to vote in the midterm election on November 6. The full order is accessible here: https://bit.ly/2CXY3iQ

Voting & Elections 10.18.2018

Common Cause Joins Civil Rights Groups in Suing Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp

Common Cause joined the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and other civil rights organizations in suing Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for the state’s discriminatory and unlawful “exact match” voter suppression scheme.

Voting & Elections 09.22.2018

New Opinion Urges Transition to Verifiable Votes by 2020 Elections

Tonight’s ruling by Federal Judge Amy Totenberg handed a qualified victory to pro-democracy advocates pushing for more secure and trusted elections in Georgia. The issue in the case Curling v. Kemp is the state’s continued use of vulnerable paperless electronic voting machines, as part of the paperless Diebold AccuVote TS/TSx voting system.

Voting & Elections 08.29.2018

Common Cause Georgia Applauds Federal Court Decision to Hear Oral Arguments in Curling v. Kemp

U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg’s this morning rejected Secretary of State Kemp’s motion to dismiss the Curling v. Kemp lawsuit. Judge Totenberg scheduled a hearing for oral arguments on September 17, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Common Cause Georgia Urges Secretary of State Kemp to Resign

Common Cause Georgia urges Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign his office as he campaigns for the office of governor.

Voting & Elections 10.7.2016

Common Cause Georgia Urges Governor Deal to Extend Voter Registration Deadline in Anticipation of Hurricane Matthew’s Landfall

As Hurricane Matthew barrels toward the Georgia coastline, Common Cause Georgia is calling upon Governor Nathan Deal to extend the state’s voter registration deadline in an effort to ensure that Georgians affected by the storm will still have an opportunity to cast their ballots in November. Georgia’s voter registration deadline is Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – only a handful of days after Hurricane Matthew is expected to make landfall on the Georgia coastline late this evening.

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