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General News    H4'ed 11/4/18

In Victory Over GOP Suppression Scheme, Court Rules Thousands of Georgians Must Be Allowed to Vote

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'Secretary Brian Kemp, who is already acting as the fox guarding the hen house, given his dual roles of Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate, must play fair,' added Common Cause Georgia executive director Sara Henderson. 'Today, the court has instructed him to do so, and Georgians can rejoice that their voices will be heard in this election.'...

The court's ruling  on Friday dealt specifically with Georgia's so-called 'exact match' law, which automatically marks voter registration applications as 'pending' if the information doesn't precisely match driver's license, state ID card, or Social Security records—including minor details like a missing hyphen or middle initial.

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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