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Georgia absentee, early voting changes clear General Assembly, signed into law
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Sen. Max Burns presents his omnibus Georgia election bill shortly before final passage in the state Senate on March 25, 2021. - photo by Beau Evans, Capitol Beat News Service
Sweeping legislation to overhaul voting by mail, advance voting and state oversight of Georgia elections passed out of the General Assembly on Thursday and was promptly signed by Gov. Brian Kemp after months of intense debate at the state Capitol.