Mon., January 28, 2013 2:00am
Augusta Democrat John Barrow says he wants to end the partisan manipulation of political boundaries in Congress. He's introduced legislation...
Mon., November 12, 2012 3:23pm
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...
Wed., June 20, 2012 11:19am
The Augusta Commission and Richmond County school board district plan created by U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall will stand for 2012 commission...
Tue., June 12, 2012 12:06pm
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Chatham County’s new school board and county commission district maps.
Mon., May 28, 2012 4:00am
Georgia gained a 14th congressional district in last year’s redistricting, reflecting the state’s rapid population growth between 2000 and 2010. The...
Wed., May 23, 2012 2:46pm
Anyone in Augusta wanting to run for county commission and school board won’t be filing their paperwork this week during the qualifying period. A...
Fri., May 11, 2012 10:00am
State Senator George Hooks of Americus says he won’t run for re-election in the fall. Known as the “Dean of the Senate,” the rural Democrat has...
Wed., May 2, 2012 11:00am
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...
Mon., April 2, 2012 8:35am
Atlanta Public Schools intends to close 10 schools as part of a massive plan to redraw boundaries for students. The plan to close 10 schools is the...
Thu., March 22, 2012 2:26pm
Chatham County lawmakers have resolved an impasse over how to divide voters among county commission and school board members. Democratic and...