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Coca-Cola machines banned from NC county offices over criticism of Georgia voter law

Officials in Surry County, unhappy with Coca-Cola's "left-wing politics," have banned the company's vending machines from county offices.

SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Commissioners in Surry County, North Carolina, announced that they will ban Coca-Cola vending machines in county-owned buildings following the company's criticism of a controversial voting law in Georgia

County leaders said they're unhappy with the politics of Atlanta's Coca-Cola Company and criticism of the new law, which activists and Democrats say specifically targets voters in minority communities. 

Eddie Harris, the longest-serving commissioner in Surry County, said the response to the boycott has been "mostly positive" and said he hopes the legislation will be implemented in other counties across North Carolina. 

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