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Amid Georgia Furor, Other States Look at New Ways To Make Voting Harder

This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 27: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaks to the media during a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol on April 27, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The press conference was held to brief the m... ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 27: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaks to the media during a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol on April 27, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The press conference was held to brief the media about the current situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Georgia as the state reopens restaurants for dine-in customers. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 29, 2021 12:57 p.m.

Georgia has become ground zero on the fight over voting rights after the 2020 election. Its governor signed into law legislation that will make some aspects of voting more cumbersome, though Republicans backed away from some of their most extreme proposals and in some parts of the state, the bill will lead to more ballot access.

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