In Athens, Mokah Johnson’s people-powered campaign takes root

Supporters at Athens MLK Day Parade (photo courtesy of @MokahforGeorgia By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Mokah Jasmine Johnson is an activist’s activist—so much so that she’s hard to keep up with. Saturday, she announced her campaign for the Georgia House of Represntatives. Monday, she was overseeing the Athens MLK Day Parade. And Tuesday night, the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections member sent a ripple through the election security crowed–and a message to Georgia’s Secretary of State’s office, which has been stumbling through the rollout for the state’s new voting system. When I say people … This started out as a campaign announcement story, but it turns out to be about something and someone special. Mokah for Georgia, y’all. This is how she greeted…

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