California Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, campaigned in Georgia a week before the end of early voting in a pivotal state for the presidential election.
Friday on Political Rewind: Georgia’s congressional races continue to be hotly contested. The two Senate races on the ballot are close competitions, as are the races for crucial U.S. House seats in the 6th and 7th congressional districts. Our panel of insiders and experts break down the races.
Plus: Will last night’s presidential debate give any Georgians reason to change how they see former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump?
Voters in Meriwether County likely walk into the local election office in downtown Greenville – the county’s lone early voting location – with the hotly contested presidential matchup on their mind as they cast their ballot.
But national and state Republicans have this rural west Georgia community in their sights for other reasons. A national GOP group says it plans to spend $1 million in this district straddling Meriwether, Troup and Coweta counties and sits just 60 miles southwest of Atlanta. Their objective: Knock off the state House’s top Democrat.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The latest polls all point to a similar conclusion — former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are neck-and-neck in the race to win Georgia. Close Senate races mirror what looks to be a tight presidential election as Democrats hope to win the state for the first time in decades.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will be campaigning in Atlanta Friday, her first visit to the state and coming amid record early voting turnout for the November election.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the Senate Judiciary committee prepares to vote on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, our panel of experts takes a look at how she could help shape rulings that may have a big impact here in Georgia.
Our panel of legal experts will weigh in on these key questions and discuss how the court might rule on two important trump anti-immigration cases.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Top polling candidates for the second Georgia seat in the U.S. Senate exchanged sharp blows in a raucous debate. There were questions about QAnon, law enforcement and President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, but few exchanges on matters of public policy.
Also: We review the statewide constitutional amendments that will be on the ballot in Georgia.
More than 20% of Georgia's active voters have cast their ballot in the November general election, after one week of in-person early voting and a steady stream of absentee ballots have been returned.
Monday on Political Rewind: A new investigation from Georgia Public Broadcasting and ProPublica shows the number of polling locations dropped since 2012 despite Georgia’s voter rolls increasing by nearly two million. GPB reporter Stephen Fowler joined our panel to discuss the changes at play.
Also: Sen. David Perdue continues to face condemnation after he appeared to mock the pronunciation of the name of vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris at a rally for President Donald Trump in Macon.
The state’s voter rolls have grown by nearly 2 million since the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in 2013, but polling locations have been cut by almost 10%, with Metro Atlanta hit particularly hard.
President Donald Trump visited Macon Friday evening as he campaigned across the southeast in an effort to shore up support less than three weeks before the election.
Today on Political Rewind: Georgia’s congressional and state races are quickly unfolding as we approach Election Day on Nov. 3. Our panel discusses the latest from the campaign trail.
U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Loeffler celebrated her endorsement from Marjorie Taylor Greene at a joint campaign appearance the two staged in Dallas, Georgia.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Could Georgia be in for two Senate runoff elections? Political analysts have long considered an eventual runoff likely in the free-for-all race for the seat currently held by Gov. Kemp-appointee Sen. Kelly Loeffler, but Sen. David Perdue may be in a virtual tie with Jon Ossoff.
And as larger than normal turnout continues in Georgia’s in-person early voting period, the Secretary of State promises solutions to significant problems slowing the voting process at locations across the state. As of yesterday, nearly 1 million ballots have been cast in the first three days of early voting or with an absentee ballot.
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.
Health care, immigration and COVID-19 took center stage at a debate Tuesday between candidates running for Georgia’s hotly contested 7th Congressional District seat ahead of the Nov. 3 election.