A plurality and almost a majority of voters in Georgia believe the MLB and President Joe Biden owe the state an apology for criticizing an election integrity law and removing the All-Star game that was scheduled to be played there last year.
The majority, 56%, disagree with Biden’s characterization of the law as “Jim Crow 2.0” and 48% said he should apologize for the characterization.
Both the MLB and Biden said the law would suppress voting in the state, but voting in the primary increased under the new law, which proponents said would increase people’s opportunities to vote while protecting the integrity of the vote.
The voter ID requirement was one of the most strongly criticized, even though a huge majority of voters favor such a requirement.
According to the secretary of state’s office, however, there was triple the number of black voters in the 2022 primary that there had been in 2018.
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