Committee assigned to look at crowding, locations for next election.
The Carter Center will provide nonpartisan observers to monitor midterm elections in Fulton County, Georgia. The Center, co-founded in 1982 by former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter, announced Thursday it agreed to observe Fulton voting and vote-counting at the request of a bipartisan group of Georgia elections officials.
Local election officials across the United States are bracing for a wave of confrontations on Election Day in November. Emboldened Republican poll watchers, including many who embrace former President Donald Trump's falsehoods about the 2020 election, are expected to flood election offices and polling places.
False claims about the 2020 presidential election by former President Donald Trump and his allies are spurring new interest in working the polls in Georgia and elsewhere for the upcoming midterm elections, but for different reasons.
So far, about 14,600 Georgians have signed up as poll workers this summer, seeming to put the state’s goal to recruit 20,000 new precinct staffers by November’s election within reach.
Some voters in Forsyth County will have new places to vote starting with the 2020 election cycle. The Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and...