Fulton County election officials are planning to meet amid criticism of their handling of the vote count from last Tuesday's election. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said he was concerned about what he called "numerous and substantial issues" surrounding the administration of the election in the metro Atlanta county.
More than 250,000 Georgia voters cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday's primary elections. Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office said Friday that 255,787 Georgians voted in-person between the time early voting began July 9 and Thursday.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced the formation of a committee that will review the state's election code. The six-member panel includes Kemp and the general counsels of the state Democratic and Republican parties.
Georgia officials have settled a lawsuit that accused the state of failing to provide voter registration services at public assistance offices. Secretary of State Brian Kemp approved the agreement but condemned the lawsuit.
More than 140,000 Georgia residents have cast early ballots ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary on Super Tuesday. Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office reports that 116,800 people had walked into polling stations by the close of business Thursday to vote in advance. In-person early voting ends Friday.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp is defending his plan to overhaul the state's procedure for professional licensing after representatives from several licensing boards voiced their opposition to the proposal in a Senate committee hearing.
Monroe County is suing Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp in a bid to have a judge overturn Kemp's ruling in its border dispute with neighboring Bibb County. The suit was filed Friday in Fulton Superior Court. Bibb County commissioners are expected to vote to fight the case at their meeting Tuesday.