Political Rewind: Obama stumps for Warnock; New CNN poll; Could Georgia become early primary state?
Jim Galloway, @JimJournalist, former political columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Margaret Coker, @mideastmargaret, editor-in-chief, The Current
Rene Alegria, CEO, Mundo Now
Riley Bunch, @ribunchreports, public policy reporter, GPB News
- Former President Barack Obama and Sen. Raphael Warnock on Thursday urged Democratic voters to keep pushing.
- Obama came out to stump for Warnock and Stacey Abrams back in October.
- A new CNN poll shows Warnock with an edge over Herschel Walker.
- But the reverend's lead is still within the margin of error.
- Today is also the last day for early voting. You can look up you polling place here.
2. Georgia could have a new place in presidential primary elections.
- President Biden has suggested elevating states in the South, over the 50-year precedent of picking Iowa first.
- The Washington Post reports the schedule would go as follows:
- South Carolina would lead off the 2024 primaries on Feb. 6.
- Then New Hampshire and Nevada will hold their contests the next week, on Feb. 13.
- Followed by Georgia on Feb. 20 and then Michigan on Feb. 27.
Monday on Political Rewind: The AJC's Patricia Murphy joins the panel.