State lawmaker arrested for protesting Georgia’s elections law won’t be charged, lawyer says

State lawmaker arrested for protesting Georgia's elections law won't be charged, lawyer says

The new Georgian electoral law prescribes new requirements for the voter card for postal votes, reduces the number of ballot boxes in large counties and shortens the duration of the runoff elections, among other things. While it has been fiercely defended by Republicans of Georgia, the law has sparked civil rights suits and setbacks from large corporations and CEOs, as well as the condemnation of Democratic politicians, activists, athletes and entertainers. Last Friday, Major League Baseball announced it would reschedule its all-star game in response to the Atlanta law, which would cost state revenue and earn criticism from Kemp and other Republicans.