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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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