A ballot is dropped into a clear ballot box.

Friday on Political Rewind, as absentee ballots begin to make their way to voters, two topics dominate the headlines: coronavirus and election issues. And in many cases, they’re inextricably linked.

What are the implications when public health and the coronavirus pandemic are increasingly becoming political tools, twists, and talking points? We look at the latest headlines.


State Sen. John Kennedy – R-Macon

Nakita Hemingway – Democratic Candidate for House District 104

Thomas Wheatley — Articles Editor, Atlanta Magazine

Jim Galloway – Lead political writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution