ACLU of Georgia

SB 241 – Senate omnibus anti-voter rights bill

SB 241 – Senate omnibus anti-voter rights bill

Sponsored by: Senator Dugan et al

Summary:

  • No-excuse absentee balloting is repealed: must have 1 of 7 excuses to vote absentee.
    • Physical disability and age (65+) are the broadest excuses
  • Absentee application requires DL/ID# or a photocopy of an approved ID if the voter does not have a state-issued ID.
  • Absentee ballot envelope must include DL/ID# or last four digits of SS# or a photocopy of an approved ID if the voter has neither.
  • Bans mobile voting units from being used during early vote and limits them on election day.
  • Requires legislative approval for state consent agreements and emergency rule changes, establishes voter fraud hotline, allows legislative delegations to suspend elections supervisors, regulates timeline for processing mail ballots, etc.

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ACLU of Georgia’s Position:

OPPOSE

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