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Voting precincts closed across Georgia since election oversight lifted - By Mark Niesse , Maya T. Prabhu and Jacquelyn Elias - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (08/31/2018)

But even if they don’t intend to suppress voters, that’s the outcome, said Hannah Fried, the national director for the All Voting is Local campaign, an advocacy effort to protect and expand voting access.

“It is no coincidence that in places with a history of discrimination in voting we see this as a tactic that’s used again and again,” she said. All Voting is Local is a project of the Washington-based Leadership Conference Education Fund, a civil rights and human rights organization.

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