Georgia’s new slogan might just be, “Don’t come here, you’re not welcome.”
At least that would be the message to Californians who are reportedly planning to move to the state just to vote in two upcoming Senate runoff elections.
“Democrats in the Golden State have been hounding political organizers with questions about how they can travel to Georgia to volunteer for Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock,” Fox News reported, citing the San Francisco Chronicle.
And much of that would be legal: Visiting the state to help canvass for Democrats or to work at phone backs is allowed. But moving there just to vote is not.
“In order to be able to register to vote in Georgia, you have to be a Georgia resident,” said Gabriel Sterling, Georgia’s voting system manager. “That means you have to believe you are staying in Georgia.”
“Let me be clear about this: If you want to move to Georgia and be a