Brad Raffensperger defended the security of his state's election against former President Donald Trump's claims of fraud. Now the official backs a new law promising election integrity.
The first wave of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for key Georgia elective offices including lieutenant governor and secretary of state amid bitter partisan battles over the state’s new election law.
Both Republican and Democratic elections officials in Colorado routinely praise its election system as a “gold standard” for voting across the country, and its turnout rate of 76.4% was second-best among states in 2020, according to the U.S. Elections Project. That’s significantly higher than Georgia’s turnout rate of 67.7%
As controversy swirls over the comprehensive new voting law that drastically alters Georgia’s election system, another battle with equally profound implications looms on the horizon: redistricting.
American Airlines and Dell are directly criticizing Republican-sponsored legislation in the state legislature that would curb expanded voter access.
News of Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from Georgia over its sweeping new voting law reverberated among fans Saturday, while Gov. Brian Kemp vowed to defend the measure in court, saying “free and fair elections” are worth any threats, boycotts or lawsuits to come.
Major League Baseball announced Friday it is pulling this summer’s All-Star Game from Georgia in response to the General Assembly’s passage of an election bill that has been heavily criticized as voter suppression.
Voting rights groups continue to push back against the state's sweeping new election law. The measure signed by Gov. Brian Kemp passed without Democratic support, catapulting Georgia smack into the center of a brewing nationwide battle over how Americans vote. In this episode, we'll hear how the law changes the state's election system, and as calls grow louder for companies to boycott Georgia, how the controversy could affect the economy.
After weeks of pressure from protesters, major Georgia businesses including Delta Air Lines are taking a stronger stance against the sweeping voting bill signed by Gov. Brian Kemp that opponents say will make it more difficult to cast a ballot, especially for minority voters.
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took $50,000 from an associate of a Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire while in office in 2012.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress unanimously approved a law that will cut the number of district representatives for Hong Kong residents.
With a bill stuck in legislative limbo, Gov. Kristi Noem issued two orders Monday preventing trans women and girls from playing on sports teams that align with their gender identity.
A pair of federal lawsuits allege that absentee ID, restrictions on drop boxes, a four-week runoff and other parts of Georgia's new 98-page voting law violate the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.
More women are becoming state lawmakers, but many legislatures still don't have family leave policies. That leaves new mothers little choice but to miss out on the lawmaking process.
Georgia has a new slate of voting laws after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a 98-page bill Thursday. From absentee restrictions to more flexibility with voting equipment, here's a look at all the changes.