Thu., October 13, 2011 9:24am
Georgia is challenging the constitutionality of a clause in the 1965 federal Voting Rights Act. The challenge is part of a lawsuit filed last week...
Wed., September 7, 2011 3:27pm
Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on Georgia’s new congressional districts Wednesday. They now head to Washington, D.C., for review by the federal...
Wed., August 31, 2011 4:00pm
The state Senate passed new congressional district maps Wednesday, the last major event of this year’s special legislative session. Gov. Nathan Deal...
Thu., August 18, 2011 3:33pm
The Republican-controlled state House approved new district maps Thursday. Democrats say the majority party is using the Voting Rights Act to...
Sun., August 14, 2011 8:11pm
Legislators return to the state Capitol Monday for a special session to re-draw legislative maps. It will determine the lines of both state...
Tue., March 22, 2011 2:39pm
Shortening the early voting window in the state is gaining popularity in both chambers of the general assembly. A house bill passed out of a senate...
Tue., November 16, 2010 3:26pm
The state wants a new voter verification check, but some groups worry how it will affect minority voters.
Mon., November 15, 2010 2:37pm
The State of Georgia is suing the U.S. Justice Department in order to enact a law that requires citizenship verification along with voter...
Wed., June 23, 2010 4:13pm
The secretary of state says they just comply with the federal Help America Vote Act, but legal analysts say Georgia’s implementation goes beyond what...
Wed., August 12, 2009 1:03pm
Secretary of State Karen Handel has asked the DOJ to reconsider its rejecti