Black Voters Matter: The Legal Battle Against Voter Suppression in Georgia Wages On

A lawsuit alleges Georgia unlawfully purged almost 200,000 voters from the voter rolls. “Every American should be upset about this,” said Barbara Arnwine, one of the suit’s three co-plaintiffs. “The state of Georgia did not do its job. It did not protect the constitutional rights of its citizens.”

Ms. writer and attorney Mariah Lindsay sat down with Arnwine to talk Black Voters Matter et al. v. Raffensperger; exactly how Georgia became the center of attention; and the future of voting rights.

Georgia Senate Candidates on the Issues

The election didn’t reveal a decisive winner for either Georgia Senate seat—which means Tuesday’s runoff election will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.

Here’s where the Georgia Senate candidates—Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Rev. Raphael Warnock, Sen. David Perdue and Jon Ossoff—stand on the issues, from COVID-19 and immigration, to criminal justice and the economy.

Georgia Residents: Everything You Need to Know to Vote in the January Runoff

During the 2020 presidential election, two U.S. Senate seats were up for grabs in Georgia. In both races, none of the candidates received the needed 50 percent of the vote to win, meaning Georgia will have a general election runoff on January 5, 2021.

The election results will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. Voters have until December 7, 2020 to register to vote in the runoff.