Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale is the founder and Senior Pastor of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Ga.

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The Black Church Is at Work in Georgia

by Cynthia Hale, by Reginald T. Jackson 01-05-2021

Voters line up for the U.S. Senate runoff election, at a polling location in Marietta, Ga., Jan. 5, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Voter registration and turnout numbers — 3 million voters voted early and 76,000 new Georgia voters registered in time for the runoff — signifies the unprecedented sense of urgency and passion that Georgians are feeling. Georgia voting volume is on track to defy historical trends of general-to-runoff election turnout ratios.