White House press secretary Jane Saki said the main reference in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision to move from Georgia to Colorado was that Peach State’s law was “built on lies.”

Granthshala News’ Peter Dyoki on Tuesday asked Saki to weigh in, noting that there was equality in the election law of the two states.

The press secretary denied that his election law was the same, noting that Colorado requests absentee voting for all who are eligible to vote and 94% of the state voted by post in the 2020 election Does. She It also said that the state allows a “category of content” to provide identification to the person to vote.

“But it is important to remember the context here, the Georgia election bill was built on lies. There was no widespread fraud in the 2020 election,” Saki continued. “Georgia’s top Republican election officials have acknowledged that repeatedly. However, it was a record-setting turn, especially by voters of color.

The press secretary said, “What we are seeing here is for the polls that do not like the results, they are not changing their policies to win more votes, they are changing the rules to exclude more voters.” Are, ”said the press secretary.

She He said that it was ultimately up to the MLB to decide where their game should be played.

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The Associated Press On Tuesday, it was reported that M.L.B. Georgia will transfer the game to Course Field in Denver after being pulled from Atlanta over voting laws. In response, the Government of Georgia. Brian Kemp addressed the situation, comparing the processes of the two states, saying he was appalled by the decision.

The Republican governor said, “Georgia has 17 days of voting at the beginning of two alternate Sundays, Colorado has 15.” “So what I’m being told, they also need a photo ID. So it doesn’t mean much to me.”

As it turns out, Colorado also requires voters to identify when voting in person, and the state says first-time mail-ins may be required for votersCopying His identification with his ballot.

Identification is required for individual and all absentee voting in Georgia. Voters without an ID can use the last four digits of their social security number, a utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or one with their name and address on it, according to Georgia State Secretary Brad Raffensparger’s office Other government documents.

Colorado relies on signature matching for absentee ballots other than mail-in voters for the first time, which Georgia did in the 2020 election.


Colorado also automatically sends absentee ballots to all registered voters, while Georgia only sends for those who request them, a measure meant to stop sending ballots to the wrong address or those who are no longer eligible to vote .

Georgia law increases the number of early voting weekend days and standardizes hours from at least 9 am to 5 pm. It limits the number of voter drop boxes to 1 per 100,000 voters or 1 per initial polling place, whichever number is lower.

Drop boxes in Georgia must be placed at a county election office or early voting location, so they are only available to be monitored during business hours.

Last week, MLB said it would pull out in response to the state’s voting law, with Biden saying it would “vigorously support” baseball players to advance the game.

“I think today’s professional athletes are acting incredibly responsibly. I would strongly support them to do so,” Biden told ESPN last week. “People see them. They are leaders. Those who suffer the most are the leaders in these various sports.”