Australian voters have delivered a sharp rebuke to the center-right government, ending nine years of conservative rule, in favor of the center-left opposition that promised stronger action on climate change.
The Rev. Zachary Holmes spent part of last weekend assembling people to head to the polls ahead of Tuesday's primaries. But the church parking lot was a lot less crowded than it normally would have been.
Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that he was running for Congress in a newly drawn district that includes parts of Manhattan and his home borough of Brooklyn. Less than 24 hours later, he had some stiff competition.
State Rep. Donna McLeod is touting years of experience in the Georgia General Assembly, as well as a community activist, as she makes her case to voters why she should win the Democratic Party primary election for the 7th Congressional District over two sitting congresswomen.
It’s the most common refrain I hear from voters...”I don’t like my choices.” Most typically these words are heard during Presidential election years, but increasingly, like these never-ending election seasons themselves, this message is becoming a near-constant.
State Rep. David Clark, R-Buford, is facing a state ethics investigation into allegations that he has not operated with transparency about where more than $5,000 in campaign expenditures went as he faces a primary election showdown against a fellow Republican state lawmaker.
Democratic Party leaders exhorted their members to work hard to turn out voters in November in Georgia at the party’s state dinner in downtown Atlanta on Friday night. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, U.S. Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock of Georgia, and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar were among the leaders who urged the party faithful […]
Mailers sent to Democratic Party voters concerning the Georgia Senate District 7 race has led to criticisms of votes concerning local elections board, accusations of lies being spread about a sitting state lawmaker, and has stirred trouble among Gwinnett Democrats.
State Rep. Bonnie Rich, R-Suwanee, has picked up the support of the second highest-ranking Republican in the Georgia House of Representatives ahead of the contested GOP primary for House District 100.
Gwinnett voters have seen the phrase "Hogar de" in the address line on elections materials they have received from the county, gotten confused about it and filed complaints about illegal voting over it.
ATLANTA — As the second week of early voting for Georgia’s 2022 primary election continues, Georgia voters are turning out in record numbers across the state.
U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath called on women to stand up and fight for the ability to chose whether they have an abortion during a tele-town hall with 7th Congressional District voters on Thursday night.
ATLANTA — Primary challengers to Georgia's last two sitting Republican governors' reelection bids didn't fare well.
Former Vice President Mike Pence will rally support for Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp as the Republican incumbent seeks to fend off a May 24 primary challenge from Donald Trump-backed former Sen. David Perdue.
ATLANTA – Early voting in Georgia ahead of the May 24 primaries is breaking records, defying the historical trend of lower turnouts in non-presidential election years. Through Tuesday, 254,556 Georgians had taken advantage of the early voting period that began May 2 to cast their primary ballots, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger reported Wednesday. The […]
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger condemned the appointment of Karine Jean-Pierre as White House press secretary in light of revelations that she pushed stolen election conspiracy theories following the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election. Raffensperger further called on Presid…
Two current and one former Republican governor will campaign for Gov. Brian Kemp in Georgia ahead of the state's primary later this month, which has turned into a proxy fight between the establishment and Donald Trump wings of the GOP.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux took aim at streaming service HULU on Tuesday, accusing it of censorship after it refused to air her pro-choice ad because it was allegedly deemed too "controversial" under HULU's new advertising guidelines.
Six members of Gwinnett County's State House Delegation are backing state Rep. Shelly Hutchinson's re-election in a race that is pitting her against a fellow Democrat and delegation member.
It's a refrain that former Sen. David Perdue has made a centerpiece of his campaign for governor in Georgia.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is being swept into another sensitive political matter, the latest in a series of headline-grabbing incidents for an official whose day-to-day duties typically render the position obscure.
ATLANTA – A state administrative judge Friday ruled against a lawsuit attempting to throw U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Rome, off the ballot based on the Constitution’s 14th Amendment, citing insufficient evidence.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the conspiracy theory-peddling Georgia Republican, shouldn't be disqualified over her role in the January 6 insurrection, a judge said Friday in a significant legal blow to the voters and advocacy groups who tried to throw her off the ballot.
David Perdue and Donald Trump often say that Gov. Brian Kemp has irrevocably divided Georgia Republicans.
At a Monday debate between the Republican candidates for Georgia secretary of state, incumbent Brad Raffensperger said his leading opponent, US Rep. Jody Hice, "has just not been honest for the last 18 months, and he has been spreading misinformation, disinformation."
Senate Democratic candidates on Monday immediately called for eliminating the filibuster and passing legislation to protect abortion rights after Politico published what it said was a draft Supreme Court majority opinion that would strike down Roe v. Wade.
Area residents, many wearing UGA red, turned out for a meet-and-greet with Senate candidate Herschel Walker Saturday at Falcons Fury Harley Davidson in Conyers. The event was hosted by the Rockdale County Republican Party.
The month of May brings the first Senate primaries of the year. Ohio voted first, followed by a near weekly stream of contests that will shape the midterm battle for control of the chamber. By the end of the month, the general election matchups in almost half of this year's most competitive …
ATLANTA – A poll released Friday by SurveyUSA comes as good news for Gov. Brian Kemp and fellow Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger heading into next week’s start of early voting for the May 24 primaries. The online survey of 2,000 Georgia adults – including 1,587 registered voters – conducted April 22 through April […]
ATLANTA – A federal judge ruled Thursday that Gov. Brian Kemp may not raise additional funds for his reelection bid from a leadership committee until the Republican gubernatorial nomination is decided. Legislation the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed last year established eight leadership committees to be chaired by Georgia’s governor, lieutenant governor, the general-election nominees opposing […]
Democrats running for their party’s nomination in the 7th Congressional District race and Republicans running for the 6th Congressional District seat will face off in televised debates on Sunday.
Gwinnett County law enforcement and criminal justice are preparing for the possibility of a violent incident happening at a polling location during early voting or on election day next month, according to the county's top elections official.
Gwinnett County residents who are not registered to vote in the May 24 primary and nonpartisan election are running out of time to get themselves on the voter rolls.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia testified under oath for three hours Friday at an unprecedented disqualification hearing that focused on whether she is constitutionally barred from holding office because of her role in the January 6 insurrection.
ATLANTA – Trucking executive Mike Collins is the leading fundraiser in a crowded 10th Congressional District Republican race that features Donald Trump-endorsed candidate Vernon Jones. Collins had raised $1.1 million through the first quarter of this year in a bid to succeed U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Greensboro, who is leaving Congress to run for Georgia […]
ATLANTA – Democrat Marcus Flowers, a U.S. Army veteran, outraised incumbent U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Rome, in the first quarter in Northwest Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. But Greene, a conservative lightning rod since winning the seat two years ago, has raised more money overall than Flowers in her bid for a second term and […]
ATLANTA — Emergency room physician Dr. Rich McCormick has raised far more money than any other candidate in a crowded Republican primary field in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.
ATLANTA – The two Democratic congresswomen running against each other in Atlanta’s northern suburbs have plenty of money to wage their campaigns heading into the final stretch. U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath raised $790,640 during the first quarter of this year, bringing her total for the campaign to more than $3.9 million, according to a report […]
A man who has never held public office in his life is the apparent front runner in a crowded field of candidates seeking Georgia’s 10th Congressional seat.
ATLANTA – U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., raised more than $13.6 million during the first quarter of this year, the senator’s campaign announced Thursday. Combined with the $9.8 million Warnock brought in during the fourth quarter of last year, the campaign now boasts $25.6 million cash on hand. Warnock’s fundraising in January, February and March […]
ATLANTA — Donald Trump's endorsement doesn't seem to mean much in Georgia's Republican primary race for governor.
Candidate qualifying to local offices in Gwinnett County ended with a surprise in one county commission race on Friday.
Gubernatorial candidate David Perdue rallied a crowd of Rivian opponents Tuesday, taking aim at Gov. Brian Kemp and the “back door” deal he said Kemp orchestrated to bring the electric auto company to Morgan and Walton counties.
ATLANTA -- Abrams for Governor announced Wednesday it has raised more than $9.25 million from more than 100,000 donors in its first two months. The campaign has $7.2 million on hand.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s last Democratic governor, Roy Barnes, has endorsed Democrat Charlie Bailey’s bid for lieutenant governor.
BAXLEY — In a race already packed with contenders, Republican gubernatorial candidate Kandiss Taylor stands out in addressing the very real issues that many families in the Peach State face.
MACON — Businessman Wayne Johnson, a former senior official with the U.S. Department of Education, has announced he will run for the Republican nomination from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District in the May primary.
ATLANTA — Two days after Donald Trump and University of Georgia football legend Herschel Walker appeared at a Perry rally, Walker’s Republican opponent donned some ill-fitting football gear for an ad called “On the Field.”
A native of McDonough, State Revenue Commissioner David Curry stepped down from that post several weeks ago to begin campaigning in the U.S. Congressional District 10 race. Curry, a Republican is running for the U.S. House seat now held by Congressman Jody Hice, who has decided not to run for re-election to Congress, but rather join the race for Georgia's Secretary of State, an office currently held by Brad Raffensperger.