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Athenians are energized to vote and divided by politics

Brant Sanderlin via AJC

Polling shows a sharply divided America going into the 2022 midterm elections, but even as they cast their ballots, many were united in their passion for the issues, and in bringing a larger-than-usual sense of energy and urgency to the voting booth..

Carter, who voted on Election Day, says that the 2022 Midterm Election feels more divisive than past elections.

For some voters, like Amanda Joy Wood, they are casting their vote to get a particular candidate into office -- and to ensure that the opposing party cannot be reelected.

However, others, like Dave, are shifting from their entire voting ideology for the 2022 Midterm Election.

After proving pivotal in the 2020 election, Georgia is once again seen as a crucial state for both parties as Republicans try to claw back control of the US Senate.