ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory: ACLU of Georgia Policy Advocate to Speak at Redistricting Meeting in Macon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2021

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

WHO

Ashlee Bruner, Policy Advocate, Voter Access Project, ACLU of Georgia

View her prepared remarks.

 

WHAT

Redistricting Town Hall in Macon, Georgia

 

WHERE

Watch online.

Mercer School of Medicine, Auditorium

1550 College St.

Macon, GA 31207

 

WHEN

Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 5:00pm

 

PRELIMINARY DATA ESTIMATES

The demographics of the Greater Macon area have changed tremendously in the last ten years. Preliminary data from the 2019 American Community Survey indicates that while the White voting age population in Greater Macon has decreased by 5%, Black voters have increased by 7%, Asian voters have increased by 27%, and Hispanic voters have increased by 13%. The voting age population of color overall has grown by 7%.

 

Source: 2010 Census and American Community Survey Data