Black Georgia voters joining rolls at three times the pace of white voters
From Oct. 1, 2007 to Jan. 1, 2008, the number of black, registered active voters increased 1.6 percent to 1.2 million.
Over the same period, the number of white active voters increased .5 percent to 2.9 million.
African-Americans make up 27 percent of the Georgia electorate, according to the new figures. Whites make up 66 percent.