A judge has refused to dismiss lawsuits alleging Georgia's congressional and legislative districts illegally discriminate against Black voters. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled Monday that he could only decide disputes over the facts of the cases and the credibility of the witnesses after a full trial.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Louisiana's new congressional map reduces Black voting strength in violation of the U.S. Civil Rights Act.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The schism between Georgia Republicans intensifies. State party chairman David Shafer is suing Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in a last-ditch effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory here.
Thursday on Political Rewind: President-elect Joe Biden has maintained his lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia after the state’s ambitious hand recount of some 5 million ballots. But the process discovered counting errors in several counties that added more than 1,000 votes to the Trump column.
Meanwhile, even while the president and many loyalists here in Georgia and across the country continue to claim that the election was stolen, many Republicans are beginning to contemplate how their party will regroup in the aftermath of the Trump presidency.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, we discuss the latest on a slate of crucial elections in Georgia as early voting numbers show record turnout. Only two days into the in-person early voting period, more than 10% of the state’s registered voters have already cast their ballots, either in person or absentee.
And yesterday, in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race, Democrat Rep. Lucy McBath and Republican challenger Karen Handel met in a tumultuous debate. Polling is tight between the two just three weeks from Election Day. We also touch on the 7th Congressional District race between Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux and Republican Rich McCormick for the seat of Republican Rep. Rob Woodall, who decided not to seek re-election.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, we take another look at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll on the top races in Georgia. We zero in on the Senate seats at stake and unpack the political messaging at play. In today’s divisive environment, how does tone — and even humor — affect a candidate’s message?
Tuesday on Political Rewind, a new poll from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden tied in Georgia – with tight margins among the candidates for Senate.
Will the battle over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court impact how Georgia voters cast their ballots? We look at the key races – and court cases – that this SCOTUS scuffle could impact.
On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal says he’ll support the legislative push to buy voting machines that leave a paper trail, but critics...
On this edition of Political Rewind, A new poll finds voters prefer Democrats over Republicans by a wide margin going into this year’s congressional...