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“The NAACP’s state conference electronically filed complaints with the Georgia Secretary of State’s office (which is held by Kemp himself) claiming that votes cast for Abrams in Bartow and Dodge counties were initially registered to Kemp, according to USA Today. As of Tuesday, the Georgia NAACP also had plans to file additional complaints in Henry and Cobb counties, likewise claiming that votes intended for Abrams had initially been changed to Kemp. Eight voters in total are alleging that they noticed their votes had been changed.

“We’ve experienced this before. They ended up taking these old dilapidated machines out of service. The ones giving the problems. They should have been replaced about 10 years ago,” Phyllis Blake, president of the Georgia NAACP, told USA Today. The paper included this troubling story from a Georgia voter named Pamela Grimes:

Grimes said she went to a polling site in Bartow County Thursday and tried to select Abrams, but the machine marked the box for Kemp. Grimes said she tried several times to clear the selection before it allowed her to vote for Abrams.

“I was not going to leave until everything was the way I wanted it,’’ recalled Grimes, adding she also paid close attention to other selections. “If I had not been focused, my vote would have went for him.”

They’re pulling out all the stops.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I thought we were a Democracy here in the USA, where the right to vote used to be esteemed. However, after fighting and dying to vote, African Americans are treated by the GOP, like they live in North Korea or China. The GOP’s motto should be, if you can’t beat’em, cheat’em. American esteem is hitting rock bottom under 45.

  2. Let’s hear someone deny that a Republican coup is happening. We are at war – Civil War, Part II. Better arm yourself. Smart people vs stupid people. North vs South. East vs West. Get it through your head before it’s too late.

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