Georgia’s record voter turnout in 2020 inspired many to see the power of their individual vote. It also inspired questions about election integrity and scrutiny into the electoral process.
Right now, the Georgia General Assembly is considering significant election reforms. These changes would impact how citizens are registered and vote across the state.
Now is the time to remind your state government it works for you. If you can, share a personal story about voting, voter registration, or your community and why voting and elections are important to you.
Contact your state legislators below.
Learn about voter suppression bills in the Georgia State Legislature:
SB 29: Absentee ballot application & ballot return ID requirement
SB 67: Absentee ballot application ID requirement
SB 68: Ban ballot drop boxes
SB 69: End automatic voter registration
SB 70: Prohibits new Georgia residents from voting in runoffs
SB 71: Requires an excuse to vote absentee
SB 73: Bans nonprofit organizations from mailing absentee ballot applications to voters
Learn about voter empowerment bills in the Georgia State Legislature:
SB26: Provide absentee ballot drop boxes at every early voting location
SB79 & HB101: Currently Georgians convicted of "felony involving moral turpitude" cannot vote (a vague & prejudicial restriction); these bills try to specifically define (SB79) or *entirely* remove (HB101) this restriction
SB99: Early voting locations remain open for Election Day
HB77: Voters can vote at any precinct in the county on Election Day
HB113: Same day registration and voting (during early voting & Election Day)
HB121: Eliminates "use it or lose it" voter purging
Click here to learn about how a bill becomes law in Georgia. (Source: University of Georgia)
IN COLLABORATION WITH CIVIC GEORGIA
*Note about the Title field above: Many of these officials use web forms instead of email addresses, which often require every field listed. Hiding fields can affect message deliverability for the U.S. Congress and some state-level officials.