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ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens was elected the next mayor of Georgia’s capital city Tuesday, easily defeating City Council President Felicia Moore in a runoff. With 75% of the precincts reporting shortly after 11 p.m., Dickens led Moore 62% to 38%, according to unofficial results. Dickens barely made the runoff, finishing well behind […]

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ATLANTA -- Republican lawmakers on Wednesday released another proposed congressional map that appears to make one metro Atlanta district more friendly to the GOP while leaving another solidly in Democratic hands.

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A bill to add five district seats to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners was approved by a Georgia Senate committee on Thursday over objections from local officials and some committee members over the racial make up of proposed districts and the financial cost to Gwinnett taxpayers.

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ATLANTA – Georgians whose cities and counties would be divided under a new state House map proposed by legislative Republicans complained Monday the new districts would unfairly dilute their voting power. During a nearly three-hour hearing, residents from Coweta County, Peachtree City, Dunwoody and other communities pleaded with members of the House Legislative & Congressional […]

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ATLANTA — It looks like a new state Senate map will be the first order of business for the General Assembly special redistricting session that convened Wednesday.

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ATLANTA –The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed an amicus brief on Monday with the state Supreme Court arguing a state law that led to a legislator’s arrest back in 2018 is unconstitutional.  The state law under which police made these arrests bans any speech that “may reasonably be expected to prevent or disrupt a session […]

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