Passed in 2021, SB 202 made impacted election administrators' ability to carry out the Georgia Senate runoff election effectively, thanks to the state's Republican-controlled legislature.

The Election Assistance Commission and civic engagement organizations are using Help America Vote Day to recruit volunteer poll workers for the midterm elections. People interested in learning more can sign up online or contact their local election officials. 

"Scammers" are targeting the historic Black neighborhood of Sunnyside in Harris County.


The news comes just a week after the registration deadline to participate in the 2021 municipal elections. Atlanta and several other areas around the state have municipal elections, with early voting beginning this week.  

Kristen Clarke became the first Black woman and first woman overall to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division with her Senate confirmation that followed a drawn-out process that stalled for months.