Critics of Georgia's plan to wait until after next year's presidential election to install a software update to address security flaws on the state's voting equipment called that irresponsible. They say that leaves the machines open to attack.
He spent Friday and Saturday in Atlanta meeting with the CDC, Mayor Andre Dickens and HBCU leaders. He also gave the commencement address at Georgia Tech.
Raffensperger earned bipartisan support after defending Georgia’s elections from conspiracies post-2020.
Friday on Political Rewind: Today is the last day of early voting. And as the midterm elections reach a crucial phase @GabrielSterling joins us to talk about Georgia's electoral process. He'll discuss record early voting, potential challenges, and how quickly results will come down on election night.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Herschel Walker's second accuser appears on Good Morning America. A new AJC poll leans towards a runoff in the Senate.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A record number of Georgians are already casting their ballots. This comes as President Biden says he'll prioritize codifying Roe v. Wade into law if Democrats take control of Congress. Meanwhile, Georgia's restrictive abortion law was a central theme in the debate for attorney general.
Georgia Secretary of State candidates Brad Raffensperger and state Rep. Bee Nguyen both claim to be strong defenders of voting rights for Georgians, but the Republican and Democrat hold starkly different visions about how to do it.
A court filing says a Republican Party official in Georgia told a computer forensics team to copy components of the voting system at a rural elections office two months after the 2020 election and spent nearly all day there, contradicting her deposition testimony.
All three of the Democratic candidates for secretary of state who didn't make it into a runoff to be the party's nominee have fallen in line behind a single candidate. The campaign of former state Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler on Wednesday announced the endorsements of former Fulton County Board of Commissioners chairman John Eaves, former Milledgeville mayor and state senator Floyd Griffin, and former Cobb County Democratic Party chairman Michael Owens.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Political Rewind team convenes for a special live 2 p.m. broadcast following Georgia's primary election. But first, we tackle the latest news out of Uvalde, Texas, after a mass shooting at an elementary school there.
Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has declared victory in the GOP primary nomination with about 51% of the vote, leading Trump-backed Jody Hice in a referendum over the 2020 election.
Brad Raffensperger says the Georgia and U.S. Constitutions should be amended to prohibit voting by noncitizens. The Georgia secretary of state readily acknowledges that noncitizen voting is not a problem in Georgia but is nonetheless making the issue a centerpiece of his effort to win over diehard conservatives ahead of what could be a difficult bid to clinch the GOP nomination later this month for another four year term in office.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: We discussed the big news in the Supreme Court, as leaked documents suggest it will overturn Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, back in Georgia, the special grand jury that will weigh in on whether Donald Trump interfered in the 2020 elections has been seated.
With Georgia's elections under intense scrutiny, several Democratic hopefuls shared their plans to run things.
"Based on information currently available, the U.S. government assesses that members of Russia's forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.