Atlanta Restaurants Closed on Election Day or Providing Food at the Polls
Thursday, October 29th, 2020
TheThe 2020 presidential election sees Georgia considered a battleground state for the first time in decades. For the better part of the last 50 years, Georgia has been reliably red and Republican. In fact, the last time Georgia went for a Democratic president was in 1992, when then Arkansas governor Bill Clinton won the state. Before that, it was Jimmy Carter in 1976, and again in 1980. This year, 16 electoral votes are up for grabs, and recent polls indicate President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden are neck-and-neck in Georgia. Nearly 3 million people have already cast their votes in person during Georgia’s early voting period or by absentee ballot ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, November 3.
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