Georgia State Senator: Don’t expand voting near African American areas

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Georgia State Senator Fran Millar (R-40) has become the latest elected official to use social media to make questionable, racist comments.

Here’s the background: Georgia is a state with early voting.  Lee May, the interm CEO of DeKalb County (which is a heavily Democratic and heavily African-American area), announced that early voting would be expanded to Sunday, October 26, and that a voting station would be placed at a mall that is “dominated by African-American shoppers.” Naturally, this has led some to argue that the move is designed to enhance the chances of Democratic candidates running for office.

One of those individuals was Senator Millar, who went onto Facebook and launched into this rant:

Fran Millar Racist Facebook Post

As you can see, Senator Millar is pretty blatantly complaining about making is easier for African Americans to vote.  When questioned in the comments, Millar responded, “I would prefer more educated voters than a greater increase in the number…

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