Thu., May 23, 2013 7:00pm
Rick Barron will take over next month as Fulton County's new elections chief, as the department continues to deal with a state investigation into problems at the polls.
Wed., May 22, 2013 10:00am
A federal court has struck down Fayette County's at-large method of electing members to certain county offices, saying the method was a violation of the Voting Rights Act. In an opinion issued Tuesday, a judge ordered the county to establish an alternative to the at-large election method.
Mon., May 20, 2013 12:00pm
Several east Georgia Republicans are weighing a possible challenge to Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow next year. The Augusta congressman won a fifth-term last fall even after his 12th District seat was redrawn to give Republicans a daunting advantage.
Fri., May 17, 2013 10:04am
Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive at the center of last year's public clash with Planned Parenthood, says she'll be running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia. Handel's announcement Friday shakes up an already crowded contest among Republicans vying for the seat held by retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Wed., May 15, 2013 9:00am
A former member of Rep. Jack Kingston's staff is running for his old boss' House seat now that the Republican congressman has launched a U.S. Senate campaign. David Schwarz of Savannah was scheduled to announce his 2014 race for Georgia's 1st District congressional seat during a news conference Wednesday.
Mon., May 6, 2013 10:00am
A Republican state lawmaker from the Savannah area plans to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by longtime GOP Rep. Jack Kingston. State Sen. Buddy Carter, a pharmacist from Pooler, was scheduled to announce his campaign Monday.
Mon., April 22, 2013 9:47am
A Republican state lawmaker from Bartow County says he's running for Georgia's 11th District congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Phil Gingrey. State Sen. Barry Loudermilk of Cassville announced his candidacy Saturday at the district GOP convention in Marietta.
Wed., February 6, 2013 8:32am
Republicans were victorious in all three of Tuesday’s special elections for seats in the state House and Senate. Tuesday night's unofficial results don't include provisional ballots.
Tue., February 5, 2013 5:17pm
The interim director of the Fulton County elections board has denied allegations that her staff tampered with voter records after the presidential race in November.
Tue., February 5, 2013 10:00am
It’s a voting day – again – in parts of Georgia, with runoffs for two General Assembly seats and a special election for another.