Coca-Cola CEO says the company has always opposed new Georgia voting law


James Quincey, President and CEO of Coca-Cola Co.

The Coca-Cola Company President and Chief Operating Officer James Quincey.

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey said the company has always been against legislation in Georgia that restricts voter access, but is choosing to speak up publicly about it after the bill passed.

“We always opposed this legislation,” Quincey told CNBC’s Sara Eisen on Wednesday’s “Power Lunch.”

He added that the company has a long track record in Georgia, where it is based, of working with legislators and lobbying for itself or with alliances and achieving what it wants while working in private.

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