Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s determined strategy to kick people off the state’s voter rolls included making sure 107,000 voters are ineligible simply because they opted not to participate in elections recently.
The news comes as Republican Kemp, running for governor in the state, is under intense scrutiny following an Associated Press report documenting how Kemp’s office was holding up the registrations of over 53,000 voters.
These registrations were being delayed by Kemp’s office because of an “exact match” verification process, which disproportionately impacts minority voters. The AP report revealed that while Georgia’s population is 32 percent black, 70 percent of the registrations being delayed by Kemp’s office were for black voters.…