Former President Barack Obama will campaign in Atlanta Monday for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and two U.S. Senate candidates, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
Just over 50% of Georgia's 7.6 million voters participated in the 2020 general election by the end of October, nearly eclipsing the total votes in the 2016 presidential election.
On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, we learn about voting laws and what role the courts play in shaping our elections.
Gov. Brian Kemp's office said he is self-quarantining after being notified he was in close proximity to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-West Point) announced he has tested positive for the virus.
When President Trump comes to Rome on Sunday for one last Georgia rally before Election Day, it will be another example of his partisans’ right to peaceably assemble and let their voices be heard.
It could also be a COVID-19 super spreading event.
The surge in telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic has leveled off, with more patients seeing their doctors in person again.
But experts say virtual medical appointments will continue, and with more frequency than before COVID struck. Some of the change appears permanent.
With COVID-19 cases rising across the state, a flu shot is even more important this year because the more people who contract COVID-19 and influenza, the more likely patients will need care in a hospital, Georgia Nurses Association President Richard Lamphier said.
On the last day of in-person early voting, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Georgians should expect longer lines from around 2 million voters showing up on Election Day, adding to a record-setting turnout so far this year.
It’s the last day of in-person early voting in the 2020 general election. After three weeks of record early voting turnout, today is expected to be no different. Officials have said 400,000 people could vote at early voting locations across Georgia today.
Voters can still return absentee ballots, but Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger suggested taking them to an official county drop box for absentee ballots instead of sending by mail.
President Donald Trump is scheduled to stop in Rome Sunday as he rallies his supporters to the polls Tuesday, yet more evidence Georgia has joined the ranks of critical battleground states.
Trump’s visit to northwest Georgia is set to take place several days after Democratic nominee Joe Biden campaigned in Atlanta and Warm Springs.
A group of civil rights organizations is asking Georgia’s governor to extend early voting hours Friday after the storm disrupted voting Thursday in the battleground state.
U.S. Sen. David Perdue and challenger Jon Ossoff sniped at each other in an hourlong debate Wednesday night less than a week before the Nov. 3 election that echoed attacks the pair have lobbed at each other for months in television and social-media ads.
It was the second time Perdue, a Republican, and Ossoff, a Democrat, have squared off directly rather than through attack ads, which have racked up tens of millions of dollars and injected a bitter tension into the race.
The month of October has seen a record number of Georgians cast their vote, through three weeks of in-person early voting and absentee-by-mail. GPB News is tracking turnout by precinct for the entire state ahead of Election Day.
Tropical storm Zeta’s heavy winds caused power outages across Georgia early Thursday morning, including at some of the state’s early voting sites, but the lost access outages will likely not dampen the state’s record early voting numbers, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said.
As of 10 a.m. Thursday, 15 counties were opening their early voting locations late, Raffensperger said. Three of those counties have reported power outages in at least one location, and all six of Douglas County’s early voting locations were without power.
A new digitized archive of African American funeral programs in Georgia traces programs from Atlanta, Augusta, Henry County and Thomas County. The programs contain clues that help reveal who a person was and how they lived.