ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory: ACLU of Georgia Policy Analyst to Speak at Redistricting Town Hall in Columbus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2021

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

WHO

Nicole Robinson, Policy Analyst, ACLU of Georgia

Click here for her prepared remarks.

 

WHAT

Redistricting Town Hall in Columbus, 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.

Columbus State University
Cunningham Center
3100 Gentian Blvd
Columbus, GA 31907

 

WHEN

TODAY Tuesday, July 28, 2021, at 5:00pm

 

PRELIMINARY DATA ESTIMATES

The overall population of the Greater Columbus Area has increased by almost 3 percent and The Voting Age Population in the Greater Columbus Area has increased by nearly 5 percent. And on top of that, the Black voting age population has increased by nearly 11 percent. The Hispanic voting age population has grown by over 20 percent. The Asian voting age population has grown by almost 26 percent. And the White voting age population has decreased by over 2 percent.

 

Source: 2010 Census and American Community Survey Data