Political Rewind: Crucial Primaries Approach As Election Year Continues

Apr 27, 2020

Monday on Political Rewind, we discussed the upcoming 2020 elections, and how campaigns are handling the shelter-in-place conditions found across the state and the country.

Nearly 830,000 people have applied for absentee ballots for the 2020 combined primary so far. That represents a huge increase in applications over 2016’s primary, and reflects efforts by officials and the public to avoid the spread of coronavirus from in-person voting.


Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced earlier this month that all Georgia active voters would receive absentee voting applications in the mail to encourage voting. from home.

Panel:

Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Andra Gillespie – Political Science Professor, Emory University

Jen Jordan – State Senator (D-Atlanta)

Todd Rehm – Owner and Editor, GaPundit.com