Voter Suppression Alert 🚨

Taking bets on how quickly the appeals come in…

Georgia officials will appeal a judge’s order for lawmakers to draw new political maps with additional majority-Black districts in certain areas but won’t seek to put the ruling on hold in the meantime, paving the way for a special session later this month.

Interesting choice.

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I voted yesterday.

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Youngkin ‘purge’ removed nearly 3,400 legal Virginia voters from rolls

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2023/10/29/youngkin-virginia-elections-voter-rolls/

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The appeals court panel’s ruling notes that if the state legislature does not pass a new map by mid-January, the lower court should move ahead to a trial in order to finalize a map in time for the 2024 elections. The panel says the court could give “limited additional time” to lawmakers. Any major delays could risk not having a redistricting plan in place by late May, when the state has said it needs a final map to prepare for elections.

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The Politically GA podcast has been doing analysis on the maps…

The most recent one was about the congressional maps and my rep. Lucy McBath… it’s starting to feel like the GOP has it out for her…

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