Political Rewind: A Push For Mail-In Ballots In May Primary

Mar 25, 2020

Wednesday on Political Rewind, in a move to encourage voting by mail in the May 19 primary, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Tuesday that all active registered voters in Georgia will receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail.

According to the Secretary of State’s office, around 5% of Georgia voters opted to vote by mail In the 2016 and 2018 November elections.


And, a massive relief package has been agreed upon by Congress and the White House after long negotiations. Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell called the $2 trillion government aid a “wartime level of investment in our nation.”

Panelists:

Greg Bluestein – Politics Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Heath Garrett – Republican Strategist

Andra Gillespie – Professor of Political Science, Emory University

Amy Steigerwalt – Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University