I Was Arrested Insisting Every Vote Count. Georgia’s Next Secretary of State Will Decide Who Has a Voice.
Georgia's next secretary of state will determine who has meaningful access to the ballot box. If past trends hold, less than 10 percent of registered voters will determine the outcome of that race.
“Being an inactive voter does not mean I am off the voter rolls, but it is the first step to taking me off. And I’ve had enough of that."
“Sending out confusing and intimidating Purge Notices in an irresponsible and unlawful manner has the effect, if not the purpose, of making it harder for Georgia voters ... to exercise their fundamental right to vote," said Sean Young, legal director of ACLU of Georgia.
Handel will now represent her district in the House, where she will be able to add her voice to the chorus of Republicans seeking to repeal the Affordable Care Act and roll back access to reproductive health care.
“People with developmental disabilities, we are having to fight for our lives right now."
Pro-choice and anti-choice groups have spent almost $1 million on the race.
Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel on Thursday sparred in a debate on Trump, Planned Parenthood, and whose experience makes them more fit to represent Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.
Turnout will be the deciding factor in a Georgia congressional race that has been flooded with money from national groups, super PACs, and individuals from across the country.
Rather than allocating money toward licensed centers that could provide care from trained professionals, or toward strengthening social safety nets, Georgia is poised to join a slate of 22 other states directing public funds to crisis pregnancy centers.