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Georgia state legislators pass new restrictions on voting

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The Republican-led House of Representatives of Georgia passed a wide-ranging electoral bill on Thursday that would impose new restrictions on voting in the state that would help Democrats win the White House and limit control of the US Senate.

Republicans say the measure, which passed 100 to 75, would make the vote safer. Democrats and voting rights activists denounce it as one of the most damaging attempts to limit access to the country's polls.

The 94-page bill will add a new requirement to determine absentee ballots; Restricting opinion polls to cast their vote, including removing them in the last four days of the election; He made giving food or drink to voters waiting in long lines a misdemeanor.


25 March 2021


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