REPORT: Specific state sees surge of absentee ballot requests from black voters

OCTOBER 10, 2018

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Georgia county elections offices are reportedly seeing requests for absentee ballots from black voters at a rate not seen since Barack Obama’s first presidential election in 2008.

African-American voters, who make up nearly 30 percent of Georgia’s electorate, account for 41.9 percent of the record amount of absentee ballot requests local county elections offices have seen recently, a local CBS affiliate reported.

The article goes on to state the following:

Requests for absentee ballots are reportedly running 131 percent higher this year than in the 2014 midterm elections, possibly driven in part by enthusiasm for the candidacy of Stacey Abrams, a former state lawmaker seeking to become the first black woman elected governor in the U.S.

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  1. Dee Whigham October 10th, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    She’s not getting my vote!


  2. Cab October 10th, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    OMG I live on Georgia and I will never vote for her. She has been I n California seeking money along with George Soros! Guess I need to volunteer to set her back!’


  3. Quin October 10th, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Just what we need…another negro running the Ga Plantation.


  4. Ken October 10th, 2018 at 9:32 pm

    So vote her in because she’s black… huh why not… worked with Obama … right? … unbelievable. When will these libatrds ever learn?


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