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You only see these long lines in Blacklanta, where state law eliminated most dropboxes.

The official wait times in white rural counties and suburbs was 10 minutes or at most half an hour.

#Georgia #Runoff #RunoffGA #gapol #BlackLivesMatter #BlackVotesBatter #BlackVotersMatter
The people we spoke to in #Atlanta told us that the lines have tripled, not because of higher voting but because it was a practical impossibility under the new law to mail in your ballot. #SB202…
From the 2020/2021 elections to November 2022, mail-in ballots in #Georgia plummeted by over 1 million, a breathtaking 81% loss of ballots — concentrated in Black-majority urban counties.…
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#RaphaelWarnock’s in real trouble. Don’t be fooled by the long lines of Black voters. Here’s the real story...… #Georgia #RunoffGA #gapol
Two years ago #RaphaelWarnock won his Senate #Runoff only because he got three-quarters of a million mail-in votes — winning the mail-in vote by more than 2-to-1…
So, within weeks of his victory, the Republicans in the Georgia legislature changed the law making it all but illegal to vote by mail in a runoff election.…
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If you’ve seen Vigilante, I hope you agree with @BlackVotersMatter founder @MsLaToshaBrown's demand: “Everyone must see this film.”

And right now, with #Georgia's Dec 6 #runoff looming, #VotingRights activists are asking for our help to set up screenings.…
Remember George Rhynes, the African-American journalist who told the story of the #Quitman10—school board members, every one Black, charged with felonies by Brian Kemp.

George wants to hold a screening and GOTV event right there in Quitman. Will you help?…
Olivia Pearson, the Douglas City Commissioner falsely charged with a felony voting crime by Brian Kemp, wants to show Vigilante on December 3 — right there in Douglas — to encourage the vote and prepare voters to be challenged. Will you help?… #gapol
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Despite a judge adding one Saturday to #EarlyVoting for the #GeorgiaRunoff, that’s still only 7 days, and in some counties only 5 days.

Not mentioned in the press: how #SB202 shutters all #dropboxes except on Early Voting days, during Early Voting hours.…
Dropbox votes fall 2:1 for Democrats. So, cutting Early Voting all but eliminates the dropbox ballots that won the runoff for Warnock in 2021.… #Georgia #Runoff #RunoffGA
More: Mail-in and dropbox voting in #Georgia plunged by over 80% because of these new rules. While the Judge will allow an extra Saturday of voting (because that’s when HE votes), Fulton County (Atlanta) could not qualify because the deadline for application is too soon. #gapol
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