Good morning! It’s September. I’ve always thought that September is the cruelest month, because we want so dearly for fall to arrive, but it’s basically hot as blazes all month.
In a major update to Georgia’s election process, a judge ruled yesterday that absentee by mail ballots must be counted if they are postmarked on election day, as long as they arrive within three days of election day.
Teri Anulewicz is a Democrat who represents House District 42 in the Georgia General Assembly. She previously spent nearly a decade on the Smyrna City Council. A native New Orleanian and quasi-Texan, Teri graduated from Agnes Scott College in 1998. She's been a front page contributor since 2015, and she compiles each Tuesday's Morning Reads.