Georgia’s Latest Voter Registration Purge Digs Up Fears of Voter Suppression

Nicole Rojas
Nov 1, 2019 - 3:34
 Georgia conduct a massive voter purge 

Ayear after a gubernatorial race plagued by voter suppression, Georgia will conduct a massive voter purge that will affect an estimated 4 percent of voters.The Secretary of State’s Office announced that the latest purge, set for December, will remove more than 300,000 voters. The reason? They haven’t voted in years. Why It Matters Georgia has long been accused of voter suppression. In 2017, the state conducted the largest single voter removal in the United States ever registered when it purged 534,119 registrations.  During last year’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp, then-Georgia’s secretary of state, declared a narrow victory of just 1.4 percent over Democrat Stacey Abrams. Kemp was accused of manipulating votes by...

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