Tuesday on Political Rewind: State election officials begin the biannual process of removing names of inactive voters from the list of registered voting rolls. State officials intend to remove voters who have died or moved to another state from the list. Critics say the process disenfranchises voters by removing Georgians who may want to vote in future elections. Plus, a new Democratic candidate enters into the race for Secretary of State.
Democratic State Rep. Bee Nguyen is running for Secretary of State with a message of increased training and improved relationships with local elections officials and opposing recent voting changes made by the Republican-controlled legislature.
The State Election Board met for the first time after SB 202 was signed into law, stripping Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger from his role as chair.
Republican Rep. Jody Hice (R-Greensboro) announced Monday he would run for Secretary of State in 2022 against incumbent Brad Raffensperger. Hice has been a leading proponent of false claims about the presidential election, even falsely claiming President Joe Biden did not win Georgia's Electoral College votes.
The Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as President Biden's secretary of state on Tuesday. The vote was 78-22. As the top U.S. diplomat, Blinken will face an array of national security challenges.
Friday on Political Rewind: our panel discusses a wide array of topics, from the coronavirus vaccine to the dynamics of the Senate runoff races.
Also, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger received widespread acclaim for refusing to bow to pressure to label President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia a fraud. However, a new report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution finds Raffensperger’s office might have inflated its investigations in cases of voter fraud for political purposes. Our panel weighs in on how the allegations may play into voter mistrust of the election process.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has faced sharp attacks from fellow Republicans for defending the integrity of Georgia's election.
Sen. David Perdue and Sen. Kelly Loeffler are calling on Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign after "too many failures in Georgia elections this year," though the lawmakers failed to cite evidence to support their claims.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The first day of early in-person voting saw record turnout. The Georgia Secretary of State's office says more than 128,500 Georgians cast their ballots on Monday. That number is far above the 90,000 who voted on the first day of early voting in 2016.
Also: Sen. David Perdue and challenger Jon Ossoff met yesterday in the first televised debate in the race for Perdue’s Senate seat. Both lobbed harsh criticism towards their opponent with just weeks to go in the contest.
While the secretary of state's office has not mailed absentee applications to 7 million Georgians again, increased interest in absentee voting because of the coronavirus pandemic continues ahead of November.
As concerns mount over an increase in absentee-by-mail voting, a lawsuit seeks to change the deadline for Georgians to return their ballot.
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