Politicians on both sides want to change some rules of the state’s immigration law. They say there aren’t enough state workers to check the citizenship of every Georgian needing a professional license.
The federal government has sent a letter to Georgia officials saying the state's schedule for runoff elections violates federal law on overseas absentee ballots. The U.S. Department of Justice sent the letter on June 15 to Georgia's attorney general and secretary of state.
This will be the first election where the new Tea Party movement could play a strong role with a lot of motivated voters. But as Susanna Capelouto reports if people want to show off their enthusiasm with any Tea Party paraphernalia at the polls they may be stopped from doing so.
The Secretary of State office is looking into dozens of incidents of election fraud from this summer’s primary. The state has launched a criminal investigation into alleged voter fraud in south Georgia.