University of Georgia Poll: Majority of voters back key provisions of SB 202 —
The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs released new polling April 21 showing a majority of Georgia voters approve of key provisions of Georgia’s Election Integrity Act, which Governor Brian Kemp signed into law last month.
A majority of voters approved of the following:
• Voter ID requirements on absentee balloting (65% approve)
• Mandating two Saturdays of early voting (75% approve)
• Optional two Sundays of early voting (74% approve)
• Moving to a four-week runoff period (52% approve)
• Securing all drop boxes around the clock (55% approve)
• Changing absentee ballot request deadline from four days to eleven days prior to Election Day (60% approve)
• Prohibiting the sending of unsolicited absentee ballot applications (54% approve)
• Additional safeguards to prevent fraud (52% support)
Other key findings:
• A majority of voters opposed economic boycotts (59% oppose)
• A majority of voters polled believe corporations should “stay out” of politics (62% stay out)
Gov. Kemp’s office emailed the findings in a news release April 21.