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These candidates lost badly, but now are claiming fraud

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Former President Trump's influence is growing — with fringe candidates, who are refusing to admit defeat even after they've been trounced.


A crop of candidates are insisting they won their elections, despite not being close

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Some candidates who finished way down in Georgia's primaries have said their elections were tainted by fraud, and at least one is fundraising off of that.


Two top Georgia election officials will appear at the next Jan. 6 hearing

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Georgia looms large in politics — both in the ongoing Jan. 6 committee's work, and in upcoming elections.


In Georgia, Trump's pick for governor, who ran on election lies, loses

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The power of former President Trump's endorsement faltered in Georgia's closely watched primaries on Tuesday. His pick for U.S. Senate won, but so too did two of his biggest political foes.


Herschel Walker easily wins Georgia's Republican Senate primary

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Walker topped a handful of rivals, according to a race call by The Associated Press. He will face Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock in November.


9 primary races to watch Tuesday in Georgia, Texas, Alabama and Arkansas

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Georgia holds the political spotlight, as primary races take place in southern states this Tuesday. Here are nine contests we're keeping an eye on.


Marjorie Taylor Greene to testify as group seeks to disqualify her from running again

Friday, April 22, 2022

A challenge to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's candidacy, citing her words and actions around the U.S. Capitol attack, goes before a state administrative judge Friday. Greene is expected to testify.


A mental health bill in Georgia shows how conspiracy theories are affecting politics

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

A bipartisan mental health reform bill in Georgia was briefly sidelined after far-right Republican groups spread disinformation about its purpose, including false claims of decriminalizing pedophilia.


Many harried election officials are eyeing the exit. But new workers are stepping up

Thursday, April 07, 2022

A recent survey found that 20% of election workers say they are unlikely to continue in their role in the 2024 election cycle. Here are some of the new faces joining the ranks.


Trump is struggling again in Georgia, with 2022 endorsements driven by his 2020 loss

Friday, April 01, 2022

Donald Trump is embracing longshot candidates and seeking to oust incumbents that did not overturn his defeat. Many of his chosen GOP candidates are struggling in Georgia and other states.


A Georgia county set off a tense debate by planning to reduce polling sites

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Concerns over Lincoln County's proposal suggest many election administration decisions will now be viewed through a lens of growing mistrust.


What President Biden's speech about voting rights legislation means for Georgia

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The president and vice president travel to Georgia to make the case for voting rights legislation. The state has been ground zero for debate over voting and elections reforms.


Trump ally Perdue seeks to unseat Georgia's Republican governor

Monday, December 06, 2021

Donald Trump has asked former U.S. Sen. David Perdue, a Republican, to run against Georgia's incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. What does it mean for Republicans and for Democrats?


As Georgia grows more Democratic, its members of Congress will not

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Facing political and demographic changes in the state over the last decade, Republicans in Georgia used redistricting to expand representation in Congress while ceding ground in the state legislature.


After attacks on the 2020 election, secretary of state races take on new urgency

Thursday, November 04, 2021

In swing states like Georgia, Arizona and Michigan, pro-Trump Republican primary candidates for secretary of state have embraced falsehoods about the systems they want to oversee.


2020 Was Tough But Georgia Election Officials Say Future Elections Won't Be Easier

Saturday, September 04, 2021

After facing a pandemic, record-setting mail ballot turnout, threats and conspiracies about vote counting, local elections officials are grappling with new laws and high scrutiny for future elections.


Trump Ally Herschel Walker Is Running For U.S. Senate In Georgia

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The former University of Georgia football standout is well known in his native state, but some national Republicans have been wary of Walker's candidacy.


After Record Voter Turnout, Youth Activists Turn Energy To 2021 Redistricting

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

In Georgia, students are showing up to public redistricting meetings and voicing their concerns about how politicians and mapmakers draw political lines in the future.


How Pro-Trump Local News Sites Keep Pushing 2020 Election Misinformation

Friday, July 02, 2021

A small news site founded days after the 2020 election has become a go-to source for Republicans eager to claim that former President Donald Trump actually won the state of Georgia last fall.


DOJ Says Georgia's New Voting Law Restricts The Black Vote

Saturday, June 26, 2021

The U.S. Justice Department has sued the state of Georgia over its new voting law, saying that the controversial measure is intended to restrict ballot access to Black voters.