Vice President Harris Urges Georgia Voting Rights Advocates to Continue the Fight

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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at The Gathering Spot on voting rights and the Biden administration's efforts to ensure ballot access for Americans, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Atlanta. After brief public remarks, Harris held a private round table with business, civic and non-profit leaders. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
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In a passionate plea, Vice President Kamala Harris urged Georgia voters, advocates, and elected officials to persist in their fight for expanded access to the ballot box.

Speaking at a roundtable in Atlanta, Georgia, Harris emphasized the critical importance of the upcoming presidential election and labeled Georgia as ground zero in the battle for voting rights.

With the White House pushing for the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, Harris outlined key policies to protect minority and disenfranchised voters.

Following the 2020 presidential election, false claims of widespread voter fraud by former President Donald Trump and his supporters fueled a greater need for safeguarding ballot access.

As the Biden-Harris ticket prepares for a potential rematch against Trump, Georgia’s significance in the fight for voting rights cannot be understated.


Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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