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Election Board’s full steam ahead on citizenship checks for new voters

Election Board's full steam ahead on citizenship checks for new voters
December 10, 2009 --

Once again, Georgia is about to require that new voters prove their citizenship before casting a ballot. The State Election Board voted 3-1 today to approve a process for citizenship checks, which were mandated by the Georgia Legislature this year. Board member David Worley tried unsuccessfully to amend the new rules, or table them for further refinement, based on objections raised by immigrant and minority groups.

Dec. 10

December 10, 2009 --

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