Republicans will return to the Capitol next month most likely with a supermajority in the state Senate and one vote shy of one in the state House. But experts say divisions might emerge among the ranks.
After Christmas sales may be cutting into the number of voters participating in early voting for three special elections. Three seats are open in the General Assembly, with an election day of January 8th.
— An independent lawmaker in the Georgia House of Representatives is considering becoming a Republican, a decision that could give the GOP a supermajority in the General Assembly. Rep. E. Culver "Rusty" Kidd of Milledgeville told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he has requested meetings with senior Republicans and is considering joining the party.