LINCOLNTON, Ga., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several attempts by the Lincoln County Board of Elections to reduce the number of polling places in Lincoln County Georgia, the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda and other voting rights groups were elated that the voice of the voters was heard and their efforts to stop the board from closing seven locations to create one was successful.
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| From: Common Sense for Uniting America
CARSON CITY, Nev., March 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if we could resolve America’s bitter division with one simple fix, without anybody having to change their mind on the issues, or switch parties? Ready for pigs to sprout wings? The folks at Common Sense for Uniting America (CSUA) believe that the division in America is a direct result of our voting method, and they just filed a ballot initiative in Carson City to prove it.
Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye Kicks Off 2022 GOTV Tour Featuring Award-Winning One-Woman Play: The Fannie Lou Hamer Story
| From: Healing Through The Sound of Music
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healing Through The Sound of Music announces: Award-winning singer, actress, and playwright, Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye kicks off the 2022 tour of her one-woman stage play about voting rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, with a live performance Feb. 17, 2022 at University of Maryland Eastern Shores.
PRESS CONFERENCE WED. JAN. 19, 2022: Coalition of Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County from Eliminating All But One Polling Place
| From: Georgia Coalition for the Peoples Agenda
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and a press conference will follow. The petition drive was coordinated by the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda (The Peoples Agenda) among others.