Press Conference: GA Clergy Urge Early Voting on Official Start Date

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October 13, 2016

 

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Press Conference: GA Clergy Urge Early Voting on Official Start Date

 

Atlanta, GA -- On Monday, Oct. 17th, a prominent coalition of interfaith clergy in partnership with the New Georgia Project, a non-profit organization focused on voter mobilization, will hold a press conference urging all Georgia voters, especially those from communities of color, to vote early in the 2016 election. Clergy and other well-known city leaders will urge residents to utilize early voting in order to avoid long lines at urban polling precincts on Election Day.

 

What: Press Conference

 

Who:

Suzii Paynter, Executive Coordinator, The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Rev. Timothy McDonald, Pastor, First Iconium Baptist Church

Rev. David Key, Pastor, Lake Oconee Community Church

Nse Ufot, Executive Director, New Georgia Project

Trey Lyon, Pastor of Communication and Engagement, Park Avenue Baptist Church

 

When:

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11 AM

 

Where: Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

 

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