Kemp signs election laws after swing state was center of Democratic attacks in 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) signed a new election law, adding to the several already signed since the 2021 legislative session, spurred by concerns from Democrats and Republicans about voting processes in the Peach State following the 2020 election. The state is expected to be a pivotal race again for President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump in November.

The bill signed by Kemp on Tuesday, SB189, attempts to improve cleaning voter rolls, among other changes. There have been over 40 bills targeting election law reform introduced in Georgia’s state legislature, but SB189 and one other made the most significant modifications to the state’s law since the 2020 backlash.

Senate Bill 202 — 2021

SB 202 has been one of the most publicized laws passed in the Peach State in recent years,
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