Election Day

Georgia elections chief says voting is running smoothly today

Georgia elections chief says voting is running smoothly today

The Senate runoff election in Georgia is running smoothly throughout the state with no reports of long lines, according to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Wait times average just one minute at polling locations throughout the Peach State. “After wait times averaging just 2 minutes on November 3rd, Georgia’s election administration is hitting a new milestone for effectiveness and efficiency,” said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “I have always said that after every election, half the people will be happy and half will be disappointed, but everyone should be confident in the reliability of the results.” Election Day for…
Read More
The Sunrise Report: It’s Election Day in Georgia

The Sunrise Report: It’s Election Day in Georgia

Good morning! Today is Jan. 5 and Georgia is in the midst of a tumultuous runoff election that will determine the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. It will also put an end to all those mailers and text messages you've been bombarded with. Here is what you need to know today. Headlines: Donald Trump and Joe Biden were both in Georgia yesterday to campaign with Georgia's candidates for senate.Election officials in Georgia -- all republicans -- were actively debunking Trump's claims of voter fraud yesterday in an effort to try to convince republicans to vote in today's election.Republicans…
Read More
Voting runs smoothly on Election Day in Georgia

Voting runs smoothly on Election Day in Georgia

Georgians fearing the worst for Election Day 2020 woke up to find swift lines and few headaches as voters shuttled in and out of polling places up and down the state on the way to record-breaking turnout. Even before Tuesday, Georgia voters had cast nearly 4 million ballots by mail or during the three-week early voting period that wrapped up last Friday. With upwards of 2 million more ballots anticipated, the state looked well on track to passing the 4.1 million record turnout for the 2016 presidential election. Faced with huge lines during early voting and in the June 9 primary, election…
Read More
Election Day Updates: Precincts in Cobb, DeKalb and Richmond Counties to stay open late

Election Day Updates: Precincts in Cobb, DeKalb and Richmond Counties to stay open late

7:37 p.m.: Election results are starting to come in. Results will be posted here. 5:41 p.m.: One precinct in Cobb County will be open until 7:20 p.m. tonight due to a poll manager who arrived 20 minutes late this morning. A judge has signed an order keeping the precinct at Sope Creek Elementary School open 20 additional minutes. 3:38 p.m.: This morning the polling location located at the Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Richmond County had a delayed opening time due to poll workers experiencing problems with the electronic poll books. Voting began at the facility at 7:15 a.m..  …
Read More