Political Rewind: State Announces New Voting Machines

Jul 29, 2019

Today on Political Rewind, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has annonced new voting machines will be put in place ahead of the 2020 Presidential Primary. Where will the machines come from and how long will it take to get poll workers trained? Is it enough time for the primary election in March?


RELATED: Georgia Awards New Voting Machine Contract To Dominion Voting Systems

President Trump continues to give fodder to his critics who say he is using racist tropes to mobilize his most radical supporters and base. The president's lattest attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings and his Balitmore district echo a similar attack against Rep. John Lewis and the city of Atlanta. 

Plus, days after the Senate Intelligence Committee issued a report revealing that Russia had attempted to influence the 2018 elections in all 50 states, a federal judge in Atlanta prepares to hand down a ruling on whether hundreds of Georgia municipal elections this fall should use paper ballots.

Panelists: 

Stephen Fowler -- Politics Reporter, Georgia Public Broadcasting

Jen Jordan -- Democratic State Senator

Heath Garrett -- Republican Strategist 

Howard Franklin -- Democratic Strategist