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The State of Democracy in Georgia

A few interesting facts about civic engagement and voting in Georgia. (Source)

The total population of Georgia as of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau

The number of polling places that have been closed across the state by Georgia county election officials since 2012.

The number of voters purged by Georgia's Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger in December 2019 alone.

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The percentage of Georgia's electorate that got purged— more than enough to change the outcome of close elections

The number of people on Georgia's voter rolls, down from the 7.4 million that were on the rolls before the recent voter purge.

The total number of counties in Georgia

The number of voters removed from voter rolls in 2017, this was the largest single removal of voters in Georgia history led by then secretary of state, Brian Kemp.

The total number of cities in Georgia

Featured Democracy News

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Georgia’s Crazy Runoff Palooza

This article was written by Krista Brewer for Political Peach. As we rest up from the runoff of the century, voters and our General Assembly should take a serious look at why we have runoffs and consider better ways  to select our elected representatives. Our runoff...

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How to use Georgia’s New Voting Machines

How to use Georgia’s New Voting Machines

This year, the state of Georgia decided to introduce new voting machines, replacing the previous paperless electronic voting system that had been in place. Aside from the fact that the timing was somewhat inauspicious, this year being an election year, there are some...

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Why Environmentalists Should Care About Redistricting

Why Environmentalists Should Care About Redistricting

Environmentalists should care deeply about redistricting. Redistricting is the process in which legislators and key stakeholders draw the lines of districts. Without proper representation in this process, issues like gerrymandering happen. This process impacts...

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Dreaming of a Better and More Equitable Tomorrow

Dreaming of a Better and More Equitable Tomorrow

On July 17th, we lost an American hero. John Lewis was born on February 21, 1940 as the son of poor sharecroppers in Alabama, deep in the heart of segregationist America. Growing up, he experienced both racism and segregation first hand, watching theater plays from...

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Democracy for All of Georgia

Democracy For All is a campaign launched by Georgia Conservation Voters. We focus on voter registration, voter mobilization, and keeping voters informed environmental issues. We believe in a fair and equitable political process, and will support efforts to protect voting rights. Add your name to join us as we demonstrate grassroots demand for pollution-free communities and a healthier, more sustainable and just future.