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After backlash, Delta CEO says Ga. voting law 'unacceptable'

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

ATLANTA - The CEO of Georgia-based Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that the state's new election law overhaul is “unacceptable” and “based on a lie,” after the company faced criticism that it didn't speak out forcefully enough in opposition to the bill when it was being considered by the state's Republican leaders.
CEO Ed Bastian offered his assessment of the new Georgia law in a memo sent to employees less than a week after Delta officials joined other corporate lobbyists to shape the final version of a sweeping measure that could make it harder for some Georgia citizens to cast...
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Atlanta-Based Delta Joins Companies Opposing New Georgia Voting Law

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The company was facing boycott calls, like Coca-Cola.
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Delta Airlines Blasts Georgia Voter Suppression In Nightmare For GOP

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

Delta Airlines is the largest employer in Georgia, and the company CEO has released a new memo blasting Georgia's voter suppression laws.
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Delta reverses course, calling Georgia's voting law ‘unacceptable.'

1 month ago   |   By NY Times


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'This bill was based on a lie': Delta CEO blasts restrictive new Georgia voting law after activist pressure

'This bill was based on a lie': Delta CEO blasts restrictive new Georgia voting law after activist pressure

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastion criticized Georgia's recent voting law in a new memo.
"I need to make it crystal clear that the final bill is unacceptable and does not match Delta's values," Bastion wrote in the memo to the Atlanta-based company.
The SB 202 bill makes changes to nearly all aspects of voting and elections in the state, Grace Panetta reported for Insider. The most controversial aspects of the new law include a ban on volunteers giving water and snacks to voters waiting in line, more stringent voter ID laws for absentee ballots, and "ballot selfies" are...
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