ACLU of Georgia Calls on Counties Experiencing Power Outages Today to Extend Their Early Voting Hours

Affiliate: ACLU of Georgia
October 29, 2020 12:00 pm

ACLU Affiliate
ACLU of Georgia
Media Contact
125 Broad Street
18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
United States

ATLANTA – Counties throughout Georgia are experiencing Hurricane Zeta’s impact. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that “All across the metro area, fallen trees and downed wires have blocked interstates, disabled traffic signals and shut down surface streets.”

“Due to the weather, polls opened late. The right to vote is sacred, and voting hours should be extended so that people can have a full 12 hours of voting today as was originally scheduled,” said Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia.

Click here to view online.

By completing this form, I agree to receive occasional emails per the terms of the ACLU’s privacy policy.

The Latest in Voting Rights

ACLU's Vision

The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America.

Learn More About Voting Rights

Voting Rights issue image

Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and the fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest. The ACLU works to protect and expand Americansʼ freedom to vote.