North Georgia banker Johnny Chastain has defeated Sheree Ralston, the widow of late House Speaker David Ralston to win Ralston's old House seat. That's according to final, unofficial results from Tuesday's Republican runoff.
Voters in three Georgia House districts and one state Senate district go to the polls Tuesday to fill vacant seats.
Speculation has been brewing over what is next for Stacey Abrams. After she lost her second bid for Georgia governor in November 2022, the Democrat has been quiet about her plans.
Republican U.S. Rep. Drew Ferguson's congressional website shows he lives in The Rock, 63 miles away from his former home in West Point, but he voted three times in the county where he no longer lives, possibly violating state law.
More registered Georgia voters stayed home than voted in the Dec. 6 runoff, but the state still set midterm voting records this year.
Monday on Political Rewind: While Democrats secured Georgia's seat in the U.S. Senate, they lost important seats in the state legislature. A special panel of state Democrats weighs in on lessons learned.
Plus, the January 6th Committee could recommend criminal charges in its final meeting today.
On this final regular episode, we look at the 2022 midterm elections in Georgia and how they will influence the future of American politics.
Ahead of the January 2023 legislative session, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asked the General Assembly to consider ending general election runoffs in a statement released Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022.
With elections in the rearview mirror, state elections officials are lauding record breaking turnout and what they are calling a system that could be “a model for the nation for election reform.” However, as it stands now, the system is not without its critics, namely Democrats who say the shortened window for Georgians to cast ballots in the runoff could have disenfranchised some voters. Chief operating officer for the Secretary of State Gabe Sterling helped oversee this process. He spoke with GPB’s Peter Biello.
Republican challenger Herschel Walker lost to incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock by nearly 3% in the runoff. County-level data sheds light on why.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The midterms are over. Today our panel gives final thoughts on what they mean for Georgia's political future. Plus, the legislature starts its 2023 session a month from tomorrow. We discuss what you can expect to see on the docket. But first, we dive into the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner.
Wednesday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: University of Georgia legend Herschel Walker has lost his bid for the U.S. Senate, falling short by around 95,000 in the runoff race with incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock. We analyze where his campaign lost momentum. And we also look at some of Walker's shortcomings and how they'll influence candidate quality for the GOP going forward.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer jubilantly announced Wednesday that the Georgia runoff election victory will next year end an evenly divided U.S. Senate, giving Democrats more subpoena power in committees and a quicker turnaround in approving federal and judicial appointments.
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock has defeated his Republican opponent Herschel Walker.
Georgia's runoff election for U.S. senator is today and voters are speaking out. We have reactions and updates. You can also go to gpb.org/elections for more information.