Nonprofit organizations in Georgia are digging deep to ramp up their operations again after Election Day to inform voters about the closely watched runoff race for one of the state's Senate seats. Kendra Cotton, CEO of New Georgia Project, says many of the voters they are targeting don't know there is a runoff.
Stacey Abrams faced harsh criticism after refusing to concede in her 2018 loss of the gubernatorial race. Four years later, election night played out much differently.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Two days after the midterms, all eyes are on Nevada and Arizona's congressional races. Depending on the outcome, Georgia could decide who controls the Senate. Plus, we look at the voting coalitions that got Kemp reelected and ask what's next for Stacey Abrams.
Wednesday at 9 a.m.: As the dust settles, Georgians know the outcomes of several races. Gov. Brian Kemp has secured a second term and Republicans hold most state offices. But there's no clear winner between Warnock and Walker as control of Congress remains unclear.
Georgia voters have backed Republican Gov. Brian Kemp for a second term after his first four years in office were tested by a pandemic, protests and a tumultuous 2020 election.
Monday on Political Rewind: It's Election Day in Georgia. Will the U.S. Senate race go into a runoff? Will the Abrams campaign prove the polls wrong? Will Republicans sweep down-ballot races? Our panel watches the polls in our first of two Election Day shows.
Georgia candidates are making last-day appeals in races for governor and senator. Tuesday's election comes after 2.5 million people cast early ballots and campaigns spent hundreds of millions. But there were still voters to persuade on Monday with total turnout that could exceed 4.5 million by the end of Tuesday’s election.
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.
More than 2 million Peach State voters have already cast ballots during early voting ahead of the consequential midterm election.
Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams have shattered the previous record for gubernatorial campaign fundraising in Georgia heading into Election Day next week.
Monday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams debated over the weekend, sparring over abortion, gun violence, and COVID relief funds. Elsewhere, Barack Obama and Mike Pence headline rallies in Georgia. We also discuss the dangers of violent rhetoric after the attack on Paul Pelosi.
During an hourlong debate, the rivals squared off over inflation, abortion and guns.
Georgia's top candidates are campaigning in communities dominated by their own supporters as they seek to boost turnout amid heavy early voting statewide. Both sides are trying to pry votes out of every cranny, knowing that even as more than 4 million people are likely to vote by Nov. 8, the outcome could be decided by mere thousands of ballots.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: 1 million Georgians already made their voices heard during the first eight days of early voting. Plus, Hyundai broke ground for a new electric vehicle plant near Savannah. Gov. Brian Kemp touted it as a win for his economic strategy. Meanwhile, Herschel Walker teams up with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.
“It is wrong to suggest that there is a correlation between voter turnout and voter suppression because suppression is about barriers,” Abrams said. “If those barriers are not completely successful, the credit does not go to those who erected the barriers. The credit goes to those voters who found a way to navigate, overwhelm and overcome those barriers.”