Tropical storm Zeta’s heavy winds caused power outages across Georgia early Thursday morning, including at some of the state’s early voting sites, but the lost access outages will likely not dampen the state’s record early voting numbers, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said.
As of 10 a.m. Thursday, 15 counties were opening their early voting locations late, Raffensperger said. Three of those counties have reported power outages in at least one location, and all six of Douglas County’s early voting locations were without power.
The month of October has seen a record number of Georgians cast their vote, through three weeks of in-person early voting and absentee-by-mail. GPB News is tracking turnout by precinct for the entire state ahead of Election Day.
Less than a week to go before Election Day, a new Monmouth poll shows Joe Biden ahead of Donald Trump in an increasingly important battleground state.
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While congressional and presidential elections are attracting much attention, one of the most consequential stories of the 2020 election in Georgia is the battle for control of the state House. Thursday on Political Rewind: a look at the latest from those races.
Democrats are making an aggressive effort to pick up the 16 seats that would give them a majority for the first time in almost two decades. But Republicans are defending their majority fiercely.
With cases surging, the coronavirus pandemic is heating up as an election issue. Voters have seen President Trump's approach to the crisis play out in real-time, but how would Biden handle things?
The Latino vote will be key across the country, especially in tight races in places such as Arizona and Florida. About one quarter of Latinos, mostly men, steadily support the president, polls show.
Joe Biden's campaign is casting the election as a decisive moment in the country's future, while President Trump's campaign is attacking Biden on issues including crime and energy.
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