Georgia's midterms are approaching. (Photo courtesy of Atlanta Civic Circle)

Georgia’s 159-county election administrators are heading into the midterm elections with deepening concerns over more restrictive legislative mandates, increased legal risks, fewer workers–and scarce resources.

Their heightened anxiety follows two tumultuous years for poll workers and local election offices, who had to contend with a global COVID-19 outbreak, verbal and physical harassment, and a deluge of recounts, fueled by debunked vote-fraud claims over the 2020 presidential election.

Death threats and an aging pool of election workers had led to a mass exodus of election workers nationwide, and Georgia has been particularly affected.

Click here to read the full story on Atlanta Civic Circle.

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