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This Day in History: Baker vs. Carr Ends Georgia’s County Unit System

Campaign flyer for gubernatorial candidate Carl Sanders
Campaign flyer for gubernatorial candidate Carl Sanders
Credit georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu

Today is March 26th.  if we were to turn Georgia’s clock back 52 years to this date in 1962, we’d witness the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Baker vs. Carr–a ruling that led to significant changes in state election laws.  Georgia State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Clifford Kuhn revisits the decision and its ramifications for Georgia politics with WABE’s Steve Goss…  

A conversation with Dr. Clifford Kuhn