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Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms Uses Executive Authority to Expand Access to Voting, Mitigating Impact of Voting Restrictions of S.B. 202

Apr 07, 2021 - Targeted News Service

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following news release:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Administrative Order to ensure every Atlanta resident has an opportunity to exercise their right to vote. The Order directs the City's Chief Equity Officer to implement a series of actions to mitigate the impact of new voting restrictions imposed by Senate Bill 202.

"The voting restrictions of SB 202 will disproportionately impact Atlanta residents--particularly in communities o...