Joy Reid: As of Now, It’s Basically an Apartheid Democracy in Georgia’

‘We also see the Republicans trying to gerrymander their way into far more seats than they deserve’

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REID: "We also see Republicans trying to gerrymander their way into far more seats than they deserve, based on the demographics and the census results. As of now, it’s basically an apartheid democracy in Georgia, where yesterday, the Republican-controlled Senate passed a new map, giving Republicans nearly 60 percent of the seats, even though the Democrats won the state with a nearly even partisan split in 2020. And if somehow Democrats are able to overcome all of that and win, Republicans are setting themselves up to simply reverse those victories by allowing themselves to put their people in charge of elections, especially in places with a lot of black and brown voters, like Fulton County, Georgia."

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