Wim Laven arrived to his polling location in Atlanta’s northern suburbs this week unsure what to make of recent allegations of voter difficulties at the ballot box. Then he waited two hours in the Georgia sun; saw one person in the line treated for heat exhaustion; and watched a second collapse, receive help from paramedics, yet refuse to be taken to the hospital — so he could remain in line and cast his ballot.
Mr. Laven is now a believer.
Georgia Voting Begins Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression
Questions about the fairness of voting rules and procedures have continued to grow as early voting began in the governor’s race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp.