Tue., June 18, 2013 6:56am
Georgia's voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship is similar to one in Arizona that has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Supreme Court says federal law precludes states from asking for proof since the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 does not require such documentation.
Tue., October 9, 2012 4:07pm
Registration to vote for the November 6th general election is now over if your local elections office has closed for the day.
Mon., October 8, 2012 7:37am
Tuesday is the deadline for Georgians to register to vote if they want to participate in the general election on Nov. 6, which includes the presidential contest, congressional races and dozens of state Senate and House seats.
Thu., October 4, 2012 8:47am
Election day is less than six weeks away and the deadline to register to vote in Georgia's General Election is Oct. 9th. But in at least one part of the state fewer Georgians are getting ready to vote.
Fri., September 28, 2012 2:14pm
Election officials across the state are seeing more people registering in anticipation of the presidential election. Voters may be seeing longer lines this time because the early voting period is shorter.
Mon., May 21, 2012 4:01pm
A new system for picking jurors means more Georgians could be called for jury duty – but everyone should be called less often. State officials will electronically merge voter registrations with driver’s license and state ID card data to update the list of eligible jurors every year.
Wed., May 9, 2012 6:47am
The NAACP aims to sign up thousands of student, elderly and minority voters this election season. NAACP President Ben Jealous will join faith, labor and civic leaders at Clark Atlanta University on Wednesday to launch the organization's national voter registration push.
Fri., April 20, 2012 6:44am
Georgia officials have settled a lawsuit that accused the state of failing to provide voter registration services at public assistance offices. Secretary of State Brian Kemp approved the agreement but condemned the lawsuit.
Tue., June 7, 2011 7:55am
Georgia is facing a lawsuit for failing to provide voter registration forms to residents seeking public assistance, like food stamps and Medicaid.
Mon., April 4, 2011 10:58am
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp says the U.S. Department of Justice has approved Georgia's requirement for new voter registration applicants to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship.