THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Georgia
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Georgia
- All Voting is Local – Georgia
- Common Cause Georgia
- Fair Districts Georgia
- Georgia Public Interest Research Group
- Georgia Votes
- League of Women Voters of Georgia
- NAACP Georgia
- New Georgia Project
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN GEORGIA
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR GEORGIA
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN GEORGIA
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN GEORGIA
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN GEORGIA
Twenty-four states, including Georgia, do not feature a process for citizen-led ballot initiatives. This means that a state legislator must sponsor a bill in order for it to be voted on to become law. This requires you to be in relationship with your state legislatures. Some tactics used in these states to pressure on them to act are community powered lobbying, marching, and nonviolent civil disobedience. LEARN MORE!
Georgia DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
Protect Georgians’ Voting Freedoms!
Get involved with the Georgia Peanut Gallery and help stop voter suppression! Bills that threaten the right to vote are a threat to our democracy. Make your vote count in Georgia!
VOLUNTEER WITH THE NEW GEORGIA PROJECT!
The New Georgia Project has some awesome volunteer opportunities available! Want to help with Research, Data Entry, the Policy Department, or become a Social Media Ambassador? Check out their website!
In the wake of House Minority Leader James Beverly’s comments from the well yesterday, grassroots organizations are releasing a letter they sent state leaders, urging procedural changes to ensure public access to the legislative process.
A federal judge appeared undecided Monday on whether Georgia’s new political maps discriminate against Black voters, and if so, whether to throw them out and delay this year’s primary elections.