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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia election officials have announced an audit of presidential election results that will trigger a full hand recount. Photo Credit: Brynn Anderson / AP

Now comes the astonishing news that the Georgia State Board of Elections will allow county election supervisors to stop and/or disregard already and would-be registered voters who do not have a car registered in the state.

This is an obvious and direct effort to not merely suppress but to eliminate altogether the voting power of low-income, “urban” (read: black) voters and, of course, elderly people, disabled people, and students — anybody and everybody who may or traditionally has voted for Democrats. This new “guidance” has been promulgated just in time for the January 5 run-off election for Georgia’s two US Senate seats. That election carries more potential and possibility than perhaps even the late presidential election because it will very likely decide the makeup of the Senate. …

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.

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