The first day of early voting in the swing state of Georgia was marked by massively long lines and wait times beyond five hours in the counties of suburban Atlanta.
Former Democratic Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill reposted an Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter’s video of a voting line in Gwinnett Country, located northeast of the city, that stretched for blocks, calling it out as “a picture of voter suppression.”
This is a picture of voter suppression. Why do Americans have to wait in lines this long? This is the line in Suwannee Georgia today to vote. pic.twitter.com/rHl4Gr5kEi
— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) October 12, 2020
Georgia is perhaps the most competitive state in the 2020 election. Besides having two Senate races — one