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 Vasu Abhiraman, senior policy counsel, ACLU of Georgia. “We seek to ensure that the new maps ensure that all voters of color have the same opportunities as white voters to elect their candidates of choice regardless of where they live in the state and regardless of who they vote for.”
WHERE Click to watch online. College of Coastal Georgia Southeast Georgia Conference Center 3 Mariner Way Brunswick, GA 31520
WHEN Monday, July 26, 2021, at 5:00pm
PRELIMINARY DATA ESTIMATES In the last 10 years, the Greater Brunswick area, made up of Glynn, Brantley, and McIntosh counties, has grown in population and grown more diverse. The voting age population has increased by over 8% alone.
Looking at demographic growth in the area, the Asian voting age population has grown by 74%, Black voting age population by 12%, Hispanic voting age population by 5%, and white voting age population by just over 6%. Overall, the people of color voting age population in the Greater Brunswick area has grown by just more than 12%.