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Sweeping Election Law Changes Proposed in State GOP Senate Bills

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By Beau Evans | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – Republican state senators have rolled out a legislative package aimed at overhauling Georgia’s election laws by limiting who can vote by mail, outlining how to prove identification and outlawing absentee-ballot drop boxes.

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  1. Were any problems , such as voting by dead people, ever discovered during this last election? What is the objection to the drop boxes? This seems like a scattershot attack aimed at making it harder to vote. Claims of voter suppression will be forthcoming, and will be true!

    • Voting for representative government is one of the most important acts that we citizens undertake and should be treated as such. Accordingly, voting from your couch strikes me as a bit too casual, unless you are disabled. There is a prevalent thought that more and more citizens voting is a great thing – and I agree – but only if you are someone who makes a daily effort to be informed of the weighty issues facing this country, state and region. If you are voting only at the behest of Jim Bob from down the street and have little understanding of the issues, your uninformed vote, combined with thousands of other uninformed votes, have the potential for long term harm to our representative government. So, let’s go back to “election day” when you take your Id to the local precinct worker and cast a serious ballot based on your beliefs.

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