Election Integrity

In September 2017, as Chairman of the House Committee on Science & Technology, Ed took a statewide leadership role in coordinating legislative hearings on securing Georgia’s election system in the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential Election. Through this rigorous committee process, Ed coordinated a bipartisan effort to analyze new voting system technologies for use in the 2020 election cycle that leveraged cutting edge technology while giving Georgians the confidence of a physical paper ballot.

It is essential that we provide each voter with a ballot that is secure and verifiable.”    – State Rep. Ed Setzler

In the 2018 legislative session, Ed sponsored a bipartisan bill that laid the groundwork for the implementation of a new paper-verifiable statewide election system for the 2020 election cycle.