Tue., May 15, 2012 10:00am
The Atlanta-based Carter Center says it received approval from Egypt's Supreme Presidential Election Commission to deploy 22 witnesses from 14 countries. The presidential election is set for May 23 and 24.
Fri., May 4, 2012 8:04am
Four Republicans running for a shot at ousting U.S. Rep. John Barrow are mostly in agreement on broad themes of slashing the national debt, shutting down a federal agency and vastly simplifying the tax code. They attended a debate Thursday hosted by the Effingham County tea party.
Wed., May 2, 2012 12:00pm
Candidates for some local offices may not know what districts they’re running in this year. In Athens, for example, newly-drawn districts with 2010 census data are awaiting federal approval. But candidates can’t wait.
Wed., March 7, 2012 4:29pm
Super Tuesday gave Georgia voters in select counties an opportunity to vote for or against a 1% sales tax. Proceeds from the tax increase would extend or increase county and municipal SPLOST projects.
Tue., March 6, 2012 9:25pm
Google and The Associated Press offer an interactive state map with automatically updating results. Election results are also available directly from the Georgia Secretary of State's office.
Tue., March 6, 2012 8:43pm
Mitt Romney has won Virginia and Newt Gingrich has won his home state of Georgia as voters across 10 states choose a GOP candidate on Super Tuesday.
Mon., February 6, 2012 6:46pm
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is asking state legislators to adopt several recommendations outlined in a report from a panel of election officials that he says will save money and streamline the voting process for state and local governments.
Thu., December 1, 2011 6:00am
Savannah residents will go to the polls on December 6th to determine which of two sitting City Council members will lead the coastal city for the next four years. GPB's Savannah reporter Orlando Montoya spoke with both candidates and presents their interviews in two posts. In both interviews, candidates Jeff Felser and Edna Jackson take questions for about 20 minutes.
Mon., November 7, 2011 5:10pm
Voters in some Georgia precincts will have to visit two polling places to cast their ballots Tuesday. Georgians will vote on sales taxes, local offices and, in some areas, selling alcohol on Sunday.
Mon., August 22, 2011 4:50am
North Georgia Congressman Rob Woodall wants to get rid of the campaign war chests many incumbents amass while in office. Earlier this month, he introduced a bill that would force congressional candidates to spend any money they raise during the election cycle in which they raise it.