Georgia’s controversial “Election Integrity Act of 2021” codified new voting laws for the contested state in the 2020 election. While critics have argued that it will curtail ballot access for many urban and suburban communities, many of Georgia’s new election rules are on par with voting laws in other states.
“The stress of the 2020 elections, with a dramatic increase in absentee-by-mail ballots and pandemic restrictions, demonstrated where there were opportunities to update existing processes to reduce the burden on election officials and boost voter confidence,” the legislation reads.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Emily Wood