Georgia Voter Suppression Law (New Georgia Project)
New Georgia Project v. Raffensperger
Lawsuit brought by the New Georgia Project, Black Voters Matter Fund and Rise challenging several provisions of Georgia voter suppression law Senate Bill 202. The case claims that the law’s voting restrictions — including new identification requirements for absentee voting, limits on the use of absentee drop boxes, banning mobile polling places, invalidating ballots cast before 5:00 p.m. in the wrong precinct, banning any non-poll worker from giving food or drink, including water, to voters waiting in line and more — violate the 14th Amendment and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The Republican National Committee (RNC), National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and Georgia Republican Party intervened in the case to protect S.B. 202. The case was administratively closed after being consolidated with five others bringing similar claims against S.B. 202. All future filings and updates can be found in In re: Georgia Senate Bill 202.