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


October 13, 2016


Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, 202-735-7123

Graham Younger, gyounger@faithinpubliclife.org, 678-739-8584

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


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


Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11 AM

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


The New Georgia Project is a non-partisan effort to register and civically engage the rising electorate in our state. Welcome to the New Georgia Project.

Faith in Public Life is a strategy center for the faith community advancing faith in the public square as a powerful force for justice, compassion and the common good.

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