“A lot of Georgia voters are actually afraid to vote by mail … ” says Mary-Pat Hector. “And that’s just something we can’t afford.”

FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, file photo, Mary-Pat Hector with the National Action Network, speaks during a community town hall forum at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, in Atlanta. Hector, 19, said her aspirations are much bigger than her age and she’s hoping the Tuesday, March 21, 2017, election is another step in her journey. Hector, a Spelman College sophomore, is the youngest candidate in the race to fill one of five seats on the city council for the newly formed City of Stonecrest. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)