Business community backs Brian Kemp’s reelection bid

Georgia’s leading business organization endorsed Gov. Brian Kemp Monday for reelection next year. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce cited the Republican governor’s emphasis on economic issues during his first term in office. “Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,”

Fulton County’s elections chief is resigning

Embittered Fulton County Elections Director Rick Barron is resigning at the end of the year as an investigation by a statewide panel continues to probe the county’s election process.  Barron submitted a letter Wednesday outlining plans to step down from the heavily

Voters oust Roswell mayor and other incumbents

ROSWELL — It was a bad night for incumbents in Roswell’s city elections Tuesday. Incumbent mayor Lori Henry was voted out of office and voters gave Kurt Wilson the nod, with 60% of the vote in a three person race. Henry received

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Moore on top in Atlanta mayor’s race With 95.8% of votes reported in Fulton County, Felicia Moore has 40% of the votes. The race for second place has tightened up with Kasim Reed holding 23.7% of the vote and Andre Dickens holding

Candidate withdraws from Demorest City Council race

DEMOREST — As of today, Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Lawrence Bridges has officially withdrawn from the Demorest City Council Race for the November 2, 2021 General Election.  Any votes cast for Bridges will not be counted and will not be listed on

Atlanta isn’t the only Georgia city with a mayor’s race this year

Early voting for November’s city elections began this week, and while only a handful of Georgia’s municipalities are holding contested mayoral elections, Atlanta’s will undoubtedly have the most impact throughout the state. “Lots of groups rate Georgia very highly as a business-friendly

Judge tosses Fulton elections lawsuit filed by Trump backers

A Henry County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to inspect 147,000 Fulton County absentee ballots from last November’s election for signs of fraud claimed by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Judge Brian Amero ruled that activist Garland Favorito

Fulton election workers fired after voter applications were shredded

After several tumultuous elections and months of increased scrutiny, the Fulton County elections department has found itself at the center of controversy again. In the latest episode, two elections workers were fired on allegations that they shredded 300 voter applications that came

How to vote early in Forsyth County

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, Forsyth County registered voters can take advantage of Advance Voting for the Nov. 2 Special Election and City of Cumming Municipal General Election. Advance Voting will be offered at various locations throughout the County on weekdays for three

Marjorie Taylor Greene faces another republican challenger

Marjorie Taylor Greene will face another republican primary challenger in next year’s primary elections. Healthcare CEO Jennifer Strahan announced her intention to run for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Strahan identifies herself as a small business owner, a Christian, a wife, and a

DeKalb County changes four voting locations

DeKalb County’s Board of Registration and Elections recently approved changes to four polling locations ahead of the Nov. 2 General Election. Due to several issues including ongoing construction at previous polling locations, some voters in Chamblee, Doraville and Stonecrest may be assigned

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