Secretary Of State Details Voting Rights For Georgians In Legal Debt


In letters to lawyers for the Secretary of State, lawyers for the Campaign Legal Center and the Southern Center for Human Rights had suggested Georgia may be violating the National Voter Registration Act by failing to “clearly and fully inform eligible voters of the state’s eligibility requirements.” Danielle Lang, with the Campaign Legal Center, called the seemingly small change on the Secretary of State’s website “enormously important.” “Voters with past convictions don’t have any interest in voting unlawfully and getting themselves back in trouble with the law,” Lang said. “This can give them the confidence that they have all the information they need to determine if they’re eligible.”

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