Democracy For All
We believe in changing Georgia from the ground up. That’s why we are committed to training and mobilizing Georgians to advance climate and environmental justice through civic engagement.
The State of Democracy in Georgia
The total population of Georgia as of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau
The number of polling places that have been closed across the state by Georgia county election officials since 2012.
The number of voters purged by Georgia's Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger in December 2019 alone.
The percentage of Georgia's electorate that got purged— more than enough to change the outcome of close elections
The number of people on Georgia's voter rolls, down from the 7.4 million that were on the rolls before the recent voter purge.
The total number of counties in Georgia
The number of voters removed from voter rolls in 2017, this was the largest single removal of voters in Georgia history led by then secretary of state, Brian Kemp.
The total number of cities in Georgia
Featured Democracy News
Let’s Talk About Voting
Election season is officially here, and early voting started almost two weeks ago, on October 17. Due to new voting laws passed by the Georgia General Assembly last year, some essential details around voting may have changed. Before heading to the polls, here are some...
Fitz for PSC – Deception or Incompetence?
By William Perry, Georgia Ethics Watchdog PSC Commissioner Fitz Johnson is either attempting to deceive Georgia voters or showing a high level of incompetence. Can you help figure out which it is? There’s a problem with his campaign disclosure reports....
BREAKING: Federal Court rules Georgia PSC Elections violate Voting Rights Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2022 Contact: Abraham Park, Georgia Conservation Voters, firstname.lastname@example.org, 313-509-8263; Brionté McCorkle can be reached by email at email@example.com or by phone at 478-919-5326. BREAKING: Federal Court rules Georgia PSC...
Fixing a Broken Judicial Branch
The latest rulings by the Supreme Court felt like a punch in the gut to so many of us who have been fighting for healthier, cleaner communities for today and in the future. The Supreme Court’s decisions to dismantle protections for clean air, reproductive justice and...
Georgia’s Redistricting Maps March Into Court
This article comes from Krista Brewer of the Political Peach News The political map drawing is over. The ink is dry on new congressional, state house and senate districts, and most local redistricting is complete. Candidates have qualified to run in the new districts....
Georgia Conservation Voters releases statement regarding President Biden’s trip to Georgia
January 11, 2022 Atlanta, Georgia -- In response to President Joe Biden's trip to Georgia, Georgia Conservation Voters Executive Director Brionté McCorkle released the following statement: "Today, we are standing with our friends, fellow advocates, allies and voting...
Redistricting and why you should be involved
Every ten years, redistricting takes place in the United States. Redistricting is the process of looking at current political maps and redrawing those maps to better fit the changes in population and demographics that occurred over the past decade, following each...
It’s Go Time For Redistricting: Will Georgia be Gerrymandered AGAIN?
This article was written by Krista Brewer for Political Peach. This is the second Peach article I’ve written about redistricting. The earlier redistricting article discussed some of the basics. This issue outlines where we are in the process now, what to look for as...
GEORGIA REDISTRICTING ALLIANCE DEMANDS MEANINGFUL PUBLIC INPUT TO THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS
GEORGIA REDISTRICTING ALLIANCE DEMANDS MEANINGFUL PUBLIC INPUT TO THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION Karuna Ramachandran 404.585.8446 x 106 firstname.lastname@example.org ATLANTA, GA — Both Georgia’s Senate...
Get Ready for the Redistricting Rumble
This article was written by Krista Brewer for Political Peach. Redistricting and apportionment, the process where we create electoral districts for congressional and state elections, is looming around the country. Since this is mandated by the U.S. Constitution only...
Democracy for All of Georgia
Democracy For All is a campaign launched by Georgia Conservation Voters. We focus on voter registration, voter mobilization, and keeping voters informed environmental issues. We believe in a fair and equitable political process, and will support efforts to protect voting rights. Add your name to join us as we demonstrate grassroots demand for pollution-free communities and a healthier, more sustainable and just future.