HB 531

Gwinnett County plans to sue Georgia if voting changes become law

Gwinnett County plans to sue Georgia if voting changes become law

The Gist: As lawmakers debate a bill that makes sweeping changes to voting in Georgia, the Gwinnett County Solicitor General warns he is prepared to sue the state if the bill becomes law. The Bill: The bill in question is House Bill 531. Among other changes, it restricts absentee ballot drop boxes, ends voting on Sundays and shortens the amount of time voters are allowed to request absentee ballots. You'll frequently hear this bill called HB 531, the omnibus voting bill, or more broadly as proposed changes to voting in Georgia. The Solicitor General: Gwinnett County Solicitor General Brian Whiteside,…
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