Press Advisory: ACLU of Georgia to Speak at Redistricting Meeting in Dalton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2021

CONTACT:  Ana Maria Rosato, ACLU of Georgia, media@acluga.org 

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WHO

Nicole Robinson, Policy Analyst, ACLU of Georgia

Click here for her prepared remarks.

 

WHAT

Redistricting Town Hall in Dalton, Georgia

 

QUOTE

“The right to vote is one of the most sacred civil liberties we have as citizens. We believe voting should be easy for every citizen and that each vote should count the same,” said Nicole Robinson, ACLU of Georgia policy analyst. “We urge state legislators to conduct every aspect of this process out in the open, because transparency is key to preserving faith in our democracy.” 

 

WHERE

Click to watch online.

Dalton State College, Goodroe Auditorium
656 College Dr.
Dalton, Georgia 30720

 

WHEN

TODAY Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 5:00pm

 

PRELIMINARY DATA ESTIMATES

Dalton is a community that represents Georgia’s growing diversity.  The Greater Dalton Area has grown more diverse in the last 10 years. The voting age population has increased by 4% alone. The Black voting age population has grown by 15%. The Asian voting age population has grown by 25%. The Hispanic voting age population has grown by 23%.  The White voting age population decreased by 2%.

 

Overall, the people of color voting age population in the Greater Dalton area has grown by 22%.