“Short lines, smooth easy ballot access, and confidence in ballot security brought out more than 850,000 to cast a ballot in person or return an absentee ballot,” Raffensperger said.
“Compared early-voting turnout in recent primaries, this represented a 168 percent increase over the 2018, the last gubernatorial primary and a 212 percent jump above 2020, the last presidential primary year.”
In true leftist, fake news fashion, the Washington Post tried to portray that voting was difficult; but in the end, a 70-year-old woman proved them wrong. Patsy Reid is black and retired.
“I had heard that they were going to try to deter us in any way possible because of the fact that we didn’t go Republican on the last election, when Trump didn’t win,” said Reid.
“To go in there and vote as easily as I did and to be treated with the respect that I knew I deserved as an American citizen — I was really thrown back.”
Um… I’m not from Georgia, but bagging on your own state like this doesn’t seem like a message that wins you new voters? People love where they live – even if it has problems.
— just another Jessica (@j_rubinette) May 22, 2022
Despite Abrams’ low opinion of her constituents and her state’s voting practices, Georgia’s alleged Jim Crow 2.0 has proved anything but suppressive.
“The record early voting turnout is a testament to the security of the voting system and the hard work of our county election officials,” Raffensperger said.
“The incredible turnout we have seen demonstrates once and for all that Georgia’s Election Integrity Act struck a good balance between the guardrails of access and security.”