new georgia project
December 14, 2022 -
While observers are still grappling to understand the full impact of restrictive voting policies on the 2022 midterm election, voting rights advocates are fiercely challenging the notion that high turnout means there was no voter suppression — and continuing their calls for new federal voting rights legislation.
October 28, 2022 -
Amid warnings of intimidation and even potential violence at polling sites, voting advocates are undertaking programs across the South and country to ensure those sites are safe and elections run smoothly.
January 13, 2022 -
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day nears, Democratic lawmakers have renewed their efforts to advance two major voting rights bills that have been blocked by the Senate filibuster. Voting rights advocates are angry over the lack of progress and are demanding immediate action from elected officials.
December 1, 2021 -
Voting rights activists are growing impatient as Senate Republicans' use of the filibuster continues to obstruct popular pro-democracy legislation. They warn that the window for meaningful legislative action is closing as international observers sound the alarm about rising U.S. authoritarianism.
April 1, 2021 -
Young people are among those whose access to the ballot would be limited under a restrictive new voting law passed in Georgia, a state that once led the nation in empowering the youth vote. Congress should act to lift these limits and shore up young people's eroding faith in democracy by passing the For the People Act.
December 21, 2020 -
With mail-in and early voting in full swing in the runoffs for two U.S. Senate seats, Georgians of faith are working around the clock to mobilize their communities to vote.
December 17, 2020 -
With Georgians now casting early ballots in two runoff races that will determine partisan control of the U.S. Senate, organizers are going all out to mobilize voters — and that includes in-depth, heart-to-heart conversations about what's at stake for them.