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  53K Georgia voter registration applications on hold with Kemp's office
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Last EditedRP  Oct 10, 2018 05:23pm
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AuthorEmily Birnbaum
News DateWednesday, October 10, 2018 09:10:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionMore than 53,000 voter registration applications are sitting on hold with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp's (R) office, according to a new Associated Press report.

A majority of the applicants on that list are black, the AP reported Tuesday, and many applicants may be unaware that their applications have been put on hold.

Voting rights advocates have claimed Kemp's "exact match" law discriminates against black and minority voters, pointing to the racial makeup of the list of stalled voter registration applications, which is 70 percent black, according to AP.
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