COVID-19 response-related funding is one the items Gwinnett County Public Schools will ask the county's legislators to consider when the Georgia General Assembly convenes in Atlanta next year.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler stopped by the Duluth-based Hands of Christ cooperative ministry on Wednesday to help volunteer bag food for clients.
Gwinnett County Animal Welfare officials are seeking a way to reduce shelter deaths and they are looking to television celebrity Rachael Ray for help.
Vice President Mike Pence swung through North Georgia Friday to boost the runoff campaigns for the state’s two Republican senators as they battle strong Democratic contenders for control of the U.S. Senate.
A federal judge tossed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block the presidential election results in Georgia from being certified in a hearing that pitted attorneys for a firebrand supporter of President Donald Trump against a surprising tag-team of Republican and Democratic defendants.
Election officials in Georgia are poised to wrap up a statewide hand recount of the 2020 presidential election Wednesday night after days of fending off unfounded fraud allegations and wrangling in some counties that located previously uncounted ballots.
Gwinnett County commissioners voted Tuesday afternoon to approve a late December early voting schedule that will run from Dec. 14 to Dec. 31, with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, which are county holidays.
Nash presented her final budget proposal to county leaders, including current commissioners as well as the three new commissioners — including a new chairwoman — who will take office in January, on Tuesday morning.
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to maintain his lead in Georgia as a statewide audit of nearly 5 million ballots wraps up shortly, despite the discovery Monday of around 2,600 uncounted ballots in Floyd County that went mostly for President Donald Trump, according to a top state electi…
ATLANTA – Supporters say the first legislation pre-filed in advance of the 2021 General Assembly session would strike a blow for free speech on Georgia college campuses. But opponents say the “Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act” could lead to discrimination. House Bill 1, pre-filed on Monday by Georgia Rep. Josh Bonner, R-Fayetteville, […]
CUMMING — The hotly contested U.S. Senate runoff races in Georgia got off to a bang this week with packed campaign rallies, new attack ads swarming local television airwaves and visits from both of Florida’s senators.
Although the county certified its election results on Monday, the week ended with officials having to count every vote cast in the presidential by hand as part of a recount requested by President Donald Trump's campaign.
Election workers work diligently to hand recount all the Gwinnett County ballots at the election office in Lawrenceville, Georgia on Friday, November 13, 2020. (Video: Curt Yeomans / Gwinnett Daily Post)
Joe Biden will win Georgia, CNN projected Friday, striking at the heart of what has been a Republican presidential stronghold for nearly three decades. The former vice president is the first Democratic nominee to triumph in Georgia since Bill Clinton did it in 1992.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is in quarantine after his wife tested positive for Covid-19, a spokesperson in Raffensperger's office said Thursday as the state ramps up for an audit of the 2020 presidential race.
MARIETTA — Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida campaigned with Sen. Kelly Loeffler Wednesday at a rally for the freshman senator’s runoff bid, the first of what will likely be many high-profile visits to Georgia ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff elections.
Georgia's secretary of state announced Wednesday that the state will conduct an audit of the 2020 presidential race, recounting by hand the millions of ballots cast in the state, where President-elect Joe Biden is leading.
U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, both Republicans in tight runoff races to hold their seats, called on Georgia’s Republican secretary of state Monday to resign as state election officials continued brushing aside unproven claims of ballot fraud.
Republican 7th Congressional District candidate Rich McCormick appeared to acknowledge his Democratic opponent, Carolyn Bourdeaux, had won the congressional race, but also cast doubt on election results from Gwinnett County.
ATLANTA - Georgia House Republicans renominated Speaker David Ralston Monday to another two-year term as the chamber’s leader and reelected their entire leadership team.
All eyes are on Georgia as two potentially power-shifting U.S. Senate runoff races plowed on Monday and state election officials moved to tamp down unproven claims of ballot fraud from allies of President Donald Trump.
After a week of counting ballots — which had been delayed because of computer errors — Gwinnett County has finished tabulating the votes from the 2020 general election and certified its results.
ATLANTA - The last time a non-incumbent Democrat won a statewide race in Georgia was 1998 when Roy Barnes was elected governor.
Newly elected Gwinnett County Commission Chairman-elect Nicole Love Hendrickson made history on Tuesday when she was elected to become Gwinnett's first person of color, and only the third woman, to be elected as the county's commission chairman.
Ballots that Gwinnett County officials had hoped to have counted on Saturday have been put off for at least a day because of continued technical issues.
As the nation eagerly watched Georgia's election results to see if the Peach State would give Joe Biden a victory over President Donald Trump in the presidential election this week, Gwinnett County was dealing with the aftermath of an election night software glitch.
Republican leaders in Georgia delivered different responses Friday to President Donald Trump’s claims of voting irregularities and attacks on the state’s election integrity as his lead in the Peach State slipped away to Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Former Vice-President Joe Biden has widened his lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia to 4,235 votes after Gwinnett County uploaded 7,083 ballots into the state results system on Friday afternoon.
Gwinnett County is retaining elections staff and volunteers to work through at least Sunday as the county works to complete its count of ballots.
ATLANTA — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is threatening to carry Georgia, while Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Ossoff likely will force a runoff against Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue.
With ballots still being counted in Gwinnett on Thursday, Rich McCormick said he will not concede defeat to Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux in the 7th Congressional District race, and is both seeking answers about ballots and considering legal options.
Although the presidential and senate races, as well as the history made in races for local offices, grabbed the election headlines, there was another result that will impact Gwinnett residents and visitors: the county's education special purpose local option sales tax extension passed.
Efforts to adjudicate absentee ballots that Gwinnett County elections officials had trouble getting counted on Tuesday will begin Thursday morning, and is expected to continue through the end of the week, according to a county spokesman.
State Rep. Brett Harrell, who chaired the House Ways and Means Committee, and state Sen. P.K. Martin, who led the Senate Education Committee, announced their concessions Wednesday morning.
The results from Gwinnett County's transit referendum are effectively split 50-50 with the "No" votes holding a 1,749-vote advantage and thousands of absentee and provisional ballots left to be counted.
Democrats did not sweep all of the Gwinnett County school board races like they would have preferred, but they did win enough to flip control of the board on Tuesday.
Around 200,000 ballots remain to be counted in Georgia after a hotly anticipated election Tuesday that saw record-breaking turnout fueled by mail-in and early votes.
Keybo Taylor, the Democratic Party candidate, defeated Chief Deputy Lou Solis — who was Conway's handpicked preferred successor — with 226,026 votes, or 57.21% of the votes cast in the race, according to unofficial results.
District Attorney Danny Porter's bid to serve one more term in office came up short on Tuesday after he was defeated by his Democratic challenger Patsy Austin-Gatson.
Georgia State University professor Carolyn Bourdeaux appears to have won the hotly contested 7th Congressional District race in a tight race against Republican Rich McCormick.
A glitch with some new software being used in Gwinnett for the first time is affecting thousands of batches of absentee ballots, and it means some ballots may not be able to be counted for a few days.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue appeared on his way Tuesday night to winning a second term representing Georgia on Capitol Hill.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler and challenger Rev. Raphael Warnock appear headed for a runoff in one of two hotly contested Senate seats in Georgia.
One Gwinnett County polling location that experienced a brief power outage earlier today will stay open an extra 20 minutes tonight.
After a high turnout for early and absentee voting, election day began much quieter than might have been expected in Gwinnett County.
During a rally in Buford on Monday that evoked the "deep state" conspiracy theory and allegations of hidden material on a laptop allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden as well as attacks on House Democrats, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins called for the ouster of FBI Director Christopher Wray.