The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court’s order that the Sumter County Board of Elections and Registration adopt court-drawn maps for county school board elections, in compliance with the Voting Rights Act. In addition, the court required the county to move its school board elections from May back to November to ensure increased voter participation, including from the Black community.
The ACLU of Georgia filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Black Voters Matter challenging the constitutionality of requiring voters to buy postage stamps when submitting mail-in absentee ballots and mailing in absentee ballot applications. This is tantamount to a poll tax.
The ACLU of Georgia, represented by Caplan Cobb LLP, filed a friend of the court brief with the Georgia Supreme Court asking it to review a Court of Appeals determination that documents in the Georgia General Assembly offices are exempt from the state’s Open Records Act.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia sent a letter to Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren warning him for appearing to engage in government censorship to silence constituents who have been blocked from posting on the sheriff department’s official Facebook page.
Letter to the State Legislative Leadership to Demand They Protect the Freedom of Expression in the Galleries
The ACLU of Georgia sent a demand letter to the leadership of the State Legislature and the Capitol Police insisting
Letter to Gwinnett and All Other County Election Officials Demanding They Count Absentee Ballots That Are Missing Birth Date Information
The ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to Gwinnett County election officials and all county elections officials throughout the state demanding that they stop rejecting absentee ballots solely based on missing birthdate information.