Most polls in Georgia’s gubernatorial race show incumbent Republican Nathan Deal in a dead heat with his Democratic opponent, Jason Carter. Incumbents typically enjoy an advantage over challengers. So why is Gov. Deal potentially facing a runoff?
Governor Nathan Deal got some high-wattage help Thursday on the campaign trail from a fellow Republican Governor with national star-power. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made several stops with Deal in metro Atlanta in the run-up
The State Election Board had decided to move forward with an investigation into potential voter registration fraud.
The board voted unanimously at an emergency meeting Wednesday afternoon to issue an updated subpoena in the case against The New Georgia Project, a non-profit voter registration group.
While some have questioned Secretary of State Brian Kemp's motives, he said his office is just following up on complaints from counties around the state.
"As an investigative body, this is our duty to look into those complaints and that's where this investigation has gone,” said Kemp.