Georgia’s extended 2020 election is set to finally deliver the will of the state’s voters Wednesday as a new vice president conducts a swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Sens. Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.
A historic day in Georgia history was overshadowed by senseless violence encouraged by the president of the United States and hundreds of Republicans who have pushed baseless claims of election fraud. On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, what comes next in Georgia after Democrats flipped both U.S. Senate seats.
Georgia is poised to help reshape the course of the nation over the next two years with the election of the state’s first Black and first Jewish U.S. Senators.
In this bonus episode recorded for GPB's Georgia Today podcast, host Stephen Fowler talks about coming to terms with a historic week for Georgia, and for America.
What a week. Somewhere between the president's call to Brad Raffensperger on Saturday and the seething and lawless mob in our nation's capitol on Wednesday, Georgia hosted a momentous election. On this week's Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy talks with GPB political reporter Stephen Fowler on coming to terms with a historic week for Georgia, and for America.
As the nation continues to grapple with the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol this week, Georgia scholars are weighing in on a new legal and political reality.
The Trump campaign has voluntarily dismissed four lawsuits challenging November's elections in Georgia after falsely claiming it reached a settlement with the state to review election data.
Rep. Buddy Carter, other Republicans, decry chaos but still oppose routine presidential transfer of power.
The U.S. Congress on Wednesday was supposed to hold a pro-forma Constitutionally mandated procedure: formal recognition of the states’ electoral votes for president.
U.S. Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, R-Pooler, and other Georgia lawmakers were among a third of the country’s elected Republicans who had announced they would oppose the final stage in the handover of presidential power. Their quixotic maneuver to support President Donald Trump had no legal bearing and had been denounced by national security officials and Fortune 500 business leaders as a threat to national security.
He defeated Republican David Perdue in a closely watched race, according to The Associated Press.
With most of Georgia's votes counted in the Jan. 5 runoffs that will decide control of the U.S. Senate, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are leading the Republican incumbents above the .5% margin for a recount, according to unofficial election results.
The reverend at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta will become the first Black Democratic senator from the South.
Polls are officially closed in almost every corner of the state, the deadline for absentee ballots to be received has passed and now there’s just the wait for the final results to be tallied.
A federal judge in Atlanta denied a request filed by President Donald Trump to decertify President-elect Joe Biden's win in Georgia.
Tight race sparks concern for parties as campaigns wind down.
Trump on Monday evening spoke in support of Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.