On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, we hear from the Secretary of State, a county elections supervisor, a poll worker and a voter to understand the challenges that loom over a successful November election, and what steps are being done to address them.
Monday on Political Rewind, we paid tribute to the career and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
And now, as we head into the final stretch before the 2020 election, a look at the monumental battle that’s unfolding in Washington to fill her seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ahead of a pivotal election, GPB political reporter Stephen Fowler hosts a new podcast that looks at the good, the bad and the complicated of voting in Georgia.
Thursday on Political Rewind, our focus returns to a crucial bloc of voters: the women of Georgia.
Where are women running for office, and where could women voters make the biggest impact?
And while most polling suggests that the Trump campaign isn’t making much headway with its “Law and Order” messaging in American cities, could it be persuasive with women voters in Georgia?
While the secretary of state's office has not mailed absentee applications to 7 million Georgians again, increased interest in absentee voting because of the coronavirus pandemic continues ahead of November.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, the latest pandemic and election 2020 news in Georgia.
The Trump campaign is running new television spots in the Peach State but the focus is on the economy, and not the law and order message the President has pushed in recent weeks.
And can the CDC continue to do their work well despite the distractions of politics?
Friday on Political Rewind, a busy week of national and state politics comes to a close.
The Democratic Party holds its national convention next week. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms scored a prime-time spot Thursday night, just hours before Democratic nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to give his acceptance speech.
And the latest report from the White House’s coronavirus task force warns Georgia is failing to mitigate the spread of the virus. Case numbers remain high across the state this week, with two single-day records of virus deaths reached on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Thursday on Political Rewind, a momentous decision put California Senator Kamala Harris on the Democratic presidential ticket. She will be the first women of color to run on a major party’s bid for the office. How will the decision play out in Georgia? The Peach State is now considered an important battleground in the run up to November’s election.
Tuesday on Political Rewind, runoff elections for Congress and numerous local elections across Georgia today test the preparedness of elections officials. Are elections systems better equipped than they were for the June 9 primary? Turnout today could reveal attitudes and trends among voters, with consequences for the upcoming November elections. We took a deeper look at latest developments.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
Today on Political Rewind, we looked at the integrity of the voting process. While there have been a handful of controversies in the past, particularly when the popular vote and the Electoral College are at odds, modern distrust in our elections is fueled by concerns of voter suppression, outside influences and, most recently, the reliability of absentee voting. What does it mean when the credibility of our election is in question – before it even takes place?
Although Sunday voting was a rousing success in 2018, the Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections deadlocked 2-2 when it came to authorizing voting on Oct. 25 for the Presidential Election.
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