Political Rewind: Crucial Primaries Approach As Election Year Continues
Monday on Political Rewind, we discussed the upcoming 2020 elections, and how campaigns are handling the shelter-in-place conditions found across the state and the country.
Nearly 830,000 people have applied for absentee ballots for the 2020 combined primary so far. That represents a huge increase in applications over 2016’s primary, and reflects efforts by officials and the public to avoid the spread of coronavirus from in-person voting.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced earlier this month that all Georgia active voters would receive absentee voting applications in the mail to encourage voting. from home.
Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Andra Gillespie – Political Science Professor, Emory University
Jen Jordan – State Senator (D-Atlanta)
Todd Rehm – Owner and Editor, GaPundit.com