What Happened To The Georgia Primary?
Polls opened Tuesday morning for voting in Georgia’s primary. But some voters were waiting for hours before they were able to cast their ballots.
Especially in Atlanta, voters experienced long lines at their polling places and broken voting machines. And that doesn’t inspire confidence in the state’s ability to handle what’s expected to be high turnout come November.
The state’s issues are the latest in a series of primary mishaps during this election cycle. Georgia, like many states, attempted to incorporate new technology into its process, which may have contributed to its setbacks.
Even LeBron James weighed in.
Everyone talking about “how do we fix this?” They say “go out and vote?” What about asking if how we vote is also structurally racist? https://t.co/GFtq12eKKt
— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 9, 2020
What exactly happened that led to the hold-ups Tuesday? And how will this affect the election?
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