Mon., November 12, 2012 4:23pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule next year whether some states including Georgia still need federal oversight of how they conduct elections. The case concerns the Voting Rights Act, which protects minority voters by monitoring election map changes in some states.
Mon., February 6, 2012 6:14pm
The Senate Democratic Caucus is criticizing Governor Nathan Deal's need-based scholarship program. They say it fails to recognize the current problems with the HOPE scholarship and is a diversion from discussing the issues.
Wed., October 12, 2011 4:09pm
Republican lawmakers drew redistricting maps this summer that solidify their majority in the state legislature. But Georgia’s changing demographics won’t guarantee that majority forever. If Republicans want to stay in power, they’ll have to woo Blacks, Asians and Latinos. Those are groups that haven’t voted in large numbers for the state’s GOP.
Wed., August 31, 2011 5:00pm
The state Senate passed new congressional district maps Wednesday, the last major event of this year’s special legislative session. Gov. Nathan Deal will sign off on them and then submit them to the federal government for approval.
Tue., August 16, 2011 9:10pm
State Republicans handling redistricting rejected alternative district maps presented by Democrats late Tuesday. That's even though the Democratic maps would have kept Republican strongholds. Instead the House GOP passed its own redistricting plan which now heads to the full House for a vote.
Wed., May 12, 2010 6:10am
Republicans Tom Graves and Lee Hawkins are headed for a runoff in Georgia’s
Mon., May 10, 2010 7:37am
There are some special elections this week in Georgia to replace candidates who left office before their term expired.