Ga. Senate Ethics Committee seeks end of automatic voter registration
The Georgia Senate Ethics Committee voted Friday to advance bills ending automatic voter registration and no-excuse absentee voting.
Ossoff in the Senate: ‘I can’t waste a minute that’s available to do good.’
WASHINGTON -- Jon Ossoff won his seat in the U.S. Senate with the overwhelming backing of Black voters – and he wants his opening moments in office to reflect that coalition of support.
Loeffler disavows photo taken with longtime white supremacist
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s campaign strongly condemned a photo circulating on social media of her posing with a longtime white supremacist at an event in Dawsonville on Friday, as the photo sparked fierce criticism from her Democratic opponent and his allies ahead of Jan. 5 runoffs for control of the Senate.
Stacey Abrams’ group finances grassroots efforts to win Senate runoffs
The voting rights group founded by Stacey Abrams is pumping $2.7 million to boost the work of a network of grassroots organizations ahead of the Jan. 5 runoffs – not to finance more TV ads but to strengthen their get-out-the-vote apparatus.
Georgia recount: Newly found votes in Floyd County could benefit Trump
Election officials in Floyd County found about 2,600 new votes during Georgia's recount, according to the county's Republican party chairman. The votes weren't initially recorded and could narrow the gap between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Trump could gain nearly 800 net votes from the discovered ballots. There were 1,643 new votes for Trump and 865 for Biden.
Ossoff sharpens tone in second run for office
Editor’s note: This profile of Democrat Jon Ossoff is second in a series of stories about major candidates running in November’s election U.S. Senate election. Another story in the series focuses on Republican David Perdue. .
Perdue’s embrace of Trump boosts, complicates reelection bid
Editor’s note: This profile of incumbent Republican David Perdue is first in a series of stories about major candidates running in November’s election U.S. Senate election. Another story in the series will focus on Democrat Jon Ossoff.
Mitch McConnell’s Reelection Campaign Flagged By FEC
The Federal Election Commission is asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign to answer a number of questions about suspected accounting errors.
Georgia Board Approves Online Absentee Ballot Request Portal
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's state election board voted unanimously Monday to authorize the secretary of state to create an online portal for voters to request absentee ballots for the November general election.
9 Cases Of COVID-19 Reported At North Paulding High School
The Georgia school that became infamous for hallways crowded with unmasked students reported a half-dozen students and three staffers with coronavirus.