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Fighting for free and fair elections — in Georgia and around the nation. A joint account of Fair Fight and Fair Fight Action.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Joined on 27 June, 2017

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Replying to @gwlauren: Restricting access to vote by mail hurts Republicans and Democrats along with hurting voters. The @GaRepublicans would be foo…

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Restricting access to vote by mail hurts Republicans and Democrats along with hurting voters. The @GaRepublicans would be fools to shut down the very vote method that has locked power for Florida and Ohio Republicans. Read more from @tbonier

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Quoted @evertonblairjr

My colleagues, DEM & GOP, unanimously elected me to lead GA’s largest school system as Board Chair. I’m grateful for their vote of confidence and am excited about the opportunity to move us forward during this important year. We have work to do. Together.

Replying to @staceyabrams: Congratulations to you on this honor, @evertonblairjr. Your passion inspires us all, and we know you will continue to ser…

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Congratulations to you on this honor, @evertonblairjr. Your passion inspires us all, and we know you will continue to serve Gwinnett well. #gapol

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Replying to @evertonblairjr: My colleagues, DEM & GOP, unanimously elected me to lead GA’s largest school system as Board Chair. I’m grateful for th…

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Replying to @staceyabrams: America lost an extraordinary soul in @HenryLouisAaron. On the field, he brought power + purpose. In the community, Hank…

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"Despite continued demand for health care services and obvious weakness of GA’s health care infrastructure in the pandemic, the proposed FY 2022 would do almost nothing to restore significant cuts made to state health agencies.” -⁦@GaBudget#gapol

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America lost an extraordinary soul in @HenryLouisAaron. On the field, he brought power + purpose. In the community, Hank Aaron invested in progress, in people & in dreams. May his wife, Billye, his family and friends find peace in their sorrow, knowing how deeply he was loved.

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And of course, to the pain of rural Georgians specifically, Georgia has the third highest rate of rural hospital closures in the nation.

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Georgia continues to rank 48th in the nation for adequate healthcare coverage AND for HIV risks to its citizens. .

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In addition to an abysmal COVID response, Georgia has the single worst rate of maternal mortality of any state in the nation.

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With all of Georgia’s health challenges, especially during a pandemic, additional - not “flat like a crepe” - funding for public health is needed to speed up vaccine distribution and make Georgians healthier. #gapol

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In fact, Georgia has actually been ranked the WORST state in the country for vaccine distribution.

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And as the Georgia Recorder rightly pointed out, the problems with the vaccine rollout can be DIRECTLY traced to years of flat budgets for public health..

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Why is more funding needed? For starters, Georgia’s vaccine rollout has been a “snafu” and a “debacle,” leading health care workers and frontline heroes to “scramble” for the vaccine:

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Today was the LAST day of the General Assembly’s Joint Appropriations hearings. The state’s Budget Director, Kelly Farr, bragged that the budget is “flat like a crepe,” ignoring that additional funding is needed for public health during a pandemic.

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Replying to @staceyabrams: I spoke with @LoriWilsonWSB about the years-long efforts of activists and organizations working to flip Georgia blue and…

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I spoke with @LoriWilsonWSB about the years-long efforts of activists and organizations working to flip Georgia blue and the work that remains. #gapol

Watch the whole interview here:

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Now more than ever, it is clear we must hold our legislators accountable. Together with voters, allies, and volunteers, we must demand they pursue policies that will help our communities, not just their careers. #gapol

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Chair of the Special “Election Integrity” Committee: Rep. Barry Fleming, who helped intimidate Black voters in Sparta and sent police officers to challenge their right to vote. Read about his appalling history of voter intimidation. #gapol

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Chair of the Civil Justice Committee: Rep Trey Kelley, arrested last month in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. Despite direct knowledge of the accident, Kelly didn't call 911, leaving the victim on the side of the road for hours into the night. #gapol

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On the Redistricting Committee: 5 GOP members who narrowly won reelection in competitive districts who now want to pick their voters to make their districts less competitive. Georgians should be on guard to prevent unfair maps made to benefit politicians, not voters. #gapol

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And we are proud to have funded GA-based orgs that mobilized a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and multi-generational electorate. Georgians have made clear that we are a blue state and that voters - particularly Black voters and voters of color writ large - will not be silenced.

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