ACLU of Georgia

Press Statement: ACLU of Georgia Urges Elections Officials to Focus Attention on Helping People to Vote Rather than Frightening Them

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2020

Media contact: Ana Maria Rosato media@acluga.org

ATLANTA –  Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Secretary of State “announced an initiative Monday to investigate any voting fraud that arises from widespread use of mailed-in ballots in Georgia’s primary.”

“Election officials should focus their attention on helping people vote with things like paid postage rather than frightening them. The legacy of voter suppression in Georgia creates enough of a hurdle for people voting by mail for the first time,” said Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia.  

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

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