Raffensperger blames Stacey Abrams for federal election lawsuit

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is turning up the heat on the Justice Department over its lawsuit challenging controversial election law changes the General Assembly adopted last March. Raffensperger announced Wednesday he has filed a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA)

15 states show support for Georgia’s election law

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading 15 other state attorneys general in backing Georgia’s effort to dismiss a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new voter laws. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Georgia, Georgia’s secretary of state and other election

Republican candidate takes shot at Herschel Walker in campaign ad

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is telling University of Georgia football icon Herschel Walker to put up or shut up in next year’s Republican race for the U.S. Senate. Walker, former President Donald Trump’s pick to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock,

Former Georgia lawmaker running to unseat Lucy McBath

Former state Rep. Meagan Hanson is running for Congress in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District in Atlanta’s northern suburbs. Hanson, a Republican from Sandy Springs, served one term in the Georgia House of Representatives before losing her reelection bid in 2018. A lawyer by

Meet the people in charge of elections in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Board welcomed three returning members and two new members earlier this week, as Judge Bedelia C. Hargrove administered the official oath to the entire group during a July 7, 2021, special called board meeting. The

Judge rejects challenge to Georgia’s new election law

A federal judge Wednesday threw out a challenge to portions of Georgia’s controversial new election law as poorly timed. U.S. District Judge J.P. Boulee ruled that with runoff elections for vacant state House seats in Cobb County and southeast Georgia set for

Butch Miller announces run for Georgia Lieutenant Governor

Republicans are starting to step into the vacuum left when GOP Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced last week he would not seek a second term. Georgia Senate Pro Tempore Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, entered the race for lieutenant governor Tuesday. Miller, a car

Court orders another audit of Fulton County ballots

 A court ruling Friday set the stage for another review of Georgia’s election results. Henry County Superior Court Judge Brian Amero ordered Fulton County to unseal more than 145,000 absentee ballots to be examined for possible fraud. Friday’s ruling stems from a

How to get a voter ID card in DeKalb County

After the passage of Georgia’s new election law, DeKalb County’s department of voter registration and elections is urging DeKalb voters to plan ahead and get a voter identification card. There is no cost for the ID card, and it is specifically intended

Vernon Jones is running against Brian Kemp in governor’s race

Former DeKalb CEO and lawmaker Vernon Jones says he is running against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary for governor. Jones, who has always run and been elected as a Democrat, changed parties in January and endorsed President Donald Trump

Who is challenging Raphael Warnock in 2022?

Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock has drawn the first Republican challengers in his bid to hold the seat he won in historic fashion during the 2020 election cycle. Latham Saddler, an Atlanta banking executive and U.S. Navy SEAL veteran, opened his candidacy