In September, a federal judge denied a request to move the midterm elections to paper ballots, citing a tight timeline that could be rife with confusion.
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In September, a federal judge denied a request to move the midterm elections to paper ballots, citing a tight timeline that could be rife with confusion.

A record 6.9 million Georgians are registered to vote in the midterm elections. Some will start voting Monday, as in-person early voting officially begins. That made us wonder: How does Georgia's election process work? Are fears of hacking and mistrust of the system justified? And, what happens to your ballot once it's cast? "On Second Thought" host Virginia Prescott speaks with Stephen Fowler and Richard DeMillo.

GPB Political Reporter Stephen Fowler took a deep dive into Georgia's election system, beginning with the Secretary of State's office, which oversees elections. He joined us with his findings. Georgia Tech computer science professor Richard DeMillo also joined the conversation.