MLB All-Star Lineup: Colorado vs. Georgia

After pulling its All-Star game out of Georgia because of the state’s new voting law, Major League Baseball picked Colorado for its summer classic — setting off an error-filled debate over which state has more restrictive voting laws.

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia were among those booting the ball when it came to comparing the two states.

Coors Field on April 4 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images.

Kemp signed the Georgia legislation into law on March 25. Since then, the law has been criticized by Democrats and voting rights advocates. In an April 2 statement, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced he would move the 2021 All-Star game out of Atlanta, saying the sport “fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans.”

On April 6, MLB Coors Field in Denver would be theHere we look at the requirements for voting in each state.

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