Some Georgia voters turned their backs on polls during Tuesday’s primary

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  • The primary Tuesday in Georgia was the first major election since the state election law went into effect last summer.
  • Voting rights groups highlighted problems Tuesday, including delays in the opening of some polling stations and voters confused as to where to cast their ballots.
  • Georgia election officials said the primary went smoothly and turnout was on track to set a record.

UNION CITY, Georgia – Jessica Gibson has been a 16-year voter at CH Gullat Elementary School in Union City, Georgia. But when she got to elementary school on Tuesday, she was told to go to a different school.

“I expected to be able to vote,” said Gibson, 50, as she exited the polling station. “I haven’t received anything to tell me it’s changed.”

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