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Fulton County To Revote On Closing Polling Locations

Aug 11, 2017
The six polling locations on the chopping block are in predominantly black neighborhoods in South Atlanta.
Gerald Herbert / Associated Press

Fulton County's Board of Registration and Elections will vote for the second time Monday morning on whether to shut down six polling locations.

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The board approved closing the polling locations, which are in predominantly black neighborhoods, last month.

Elections officials said not enough people use those locations to justify keeping them open.

The ACLU sued saying the board didn't give the public enough notice of the proposed changes before taking a vote.