Fri., February 1, 2013 11:00am
State investigators say Fulton County voter records were altered after the 2012 presidential race, and someone used a red pen to add names to tally sheets in reverse alphabetical order.
Fri., October 26, 2012 9:24am
An independent, pro-Republican political committee says it's spending about $200,000 on advertising in eastern Georgia, where the GOP is trying to oust Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Augusta.
Mon., October 15, 2012 5:56pm
The Peach County Board of Elections voted Monday to remove a candidate for coroner from the ballot because of his criminal past. Otis Lee Daniel Jr. acknowledges his 1976 felony conviction for receiving stolen property. But he argued the 1988 state pardon should make him eligible to run for office.
Mon., October 8, 2012 7:37am
Tuesday is the deadline for Georgians to register to vote if they want to participate in the general election on Nov. 6, which includes the presidential contest, congressional races and dozens of state Senate and House seats.
Fri., September 14, 2012 9:00am
The deadline is approaching for candidates who want to run for an open state Senate seat in western Georgia. Residents intending to run for the seat previously held by state Sen. William Hamrick must qualify for the special primary by noon Friday.
Fri., September 7, 2012 4:02pm
Columbus officials concerned about residents having the proper identification to vote in November are expanding access this month. They’re particularly worried about the impact of new driver’s license renewal requirements. So for the next three Saturdays, elections officials will set up at the Columbus Public Library to check voters’ registrations and issue voter ID cards for those who need them.
Wed., August 22, 2012 7:31am
Three incumbent lawmakers in the General Assembly fended off challengers in runoff elections throughout Georgia.
Tue., August 21, 2012 7:36am
Georgia voters are heading back to the polls to choose a Republican challenger for the Deep South's last white Democratic congressman. And Republican voters in north Georgia will be heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the race for the state's newest congressional seat.
Mon., August 20, 2012 9:02am
Gov. Nathan Deal has backed state Rep. Doug Collins in a close race for a Congressional seat in North Georgia. Collins faces former talk show host Martha Zoller in the race.
Thu., August 9, 2012 10:30am
After most Georgia voters decided against a transportation tax, political attention is shifting to a new battle involving charter schools. At issue is whether the Georgia constitution should be amended to guarantee the state's power to authorize and fund charter schools.