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Political Powerhouse: Georgia Ranks 4th in The Nation for Black Political Engagement

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📊 The Gist: In a recent report, WalletHub ranks Georgia fourth nationwide in political engagement among African Americans, highlighting significant participation in elections and representation in Congress.

🔍 The Details: The study assessed states on black voter turnout and registration for recent elections, and representation in the U.S. House. Georgia shone with:

  • A notable fifth place in black voter turnout for the 2022 Midterms.
  • Fourth overall in political engagement among African Americans.
  • Leading the nation in proportional representation of black people in the U.S. House.

📈 By The Numbers:

  • 14th in Black Voter Turnout (2020 Presidential Election)
  • 5th in Black Voter Turnout (2022 Midterm Elections)
  • 21st in Black Voter Registration (2020 Presidential Election)
  • 13th in Black Voter Registration (2022 Midterm Elections)

🌍 The Big Picture: This analysis comes at a pivotal time with Black History Month and primary season underway, spotlighting the integral role of African American political participation in shaping U.S. democracy.

💡 Why It Matters: With Georgia now considered a swing state, any change in voter turnout could put Georgia at center stage during election season.

🔗 Go Deeper: For more insights and the full report, visit WalletHub’s analysis at States With the Highest Political Engagement Among African Americans.

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