Thu., February 23, 2012 3:55pm
Registered voters are able to find statewide in-person voting locations, view sample ballots and more by visiting the Secretary of State’s "My Voter Page" website.
Mon., January 23, 2012 1:00pm
A photo ID issued by a college would be enough to prove a resident was eligible to vote under a bill being debated by Georgia lawmakers. State Rep. Alisha Morgan (D-Austell) has proposed adding student identification cards to the list of acceptable ID cards so long as they include a photo.
Wed., January 11, 2012 5:17pm
The South Carolina presidential primary means it's time for many Georgia voters to get soundbyte introductions to the candidates. Media outlets in Savannah, Augusta and North Georgia frequently carry ads and news stories aimed at South Carolina voters.
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.
Fri., September 2, 2011 5:21pm
The U.S. Justice Department this week approved a law giving Georgia’s secretary of state the power to set presidential primary dates. The approval puts the state in the middle of a national battle for power and influence. Georgia officials want the state to hold earlier primaries to gain more influence on presidential elections.
Thu., June 30, 2011 4:35pm
The state’s top elections official thinks Georgia should be among the first Republican presidential primaries in 2012. Secretary of State Brian Kemp said weighing in early will give Georgia more influence in the primaries to reflect the state’s growing influence in the country.
Mon., June 20, 2011 10:15am
The mayor of Columbus says a special election on Sunday alcohol sales is unlikely to happen in her city this year.
Mon., March 7, 2011 10:18am
Georgia's top court has upheld a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before they cast ballots. The Georgia Supreme Court's 6-1 decision on Monday is the latest court ruling to conclude that the rules are constitutional. The decision found the 2006 law was a "minimal, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory restriction."
Mon., November 15, 2010 3:37pm
The State of Georgia is suing the U.S. Justice Department in order to enact a law that requires citizenship verification along with voter registration applications.
Mon., November 1, 2010 5:05pm
Voters in Columbus and Muscogee County will have fewer precincts to cast their ballots Tuesday. That's because of the county's plan to go from 48 to 28 polling places, which has drawn criticism.