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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.


Across The U.S., Mayors Are Stepping Down After A Rough 2020 And 2021

Monday, May 24, 2021

Mayors from cities big and small have been stepping down after a tumultuous 2020 and difficult 2021. The changes in leadership come as local municipalities are grappling with important issues.


Lawsuits, Boycotts: Latest On Fallout From Georgia's Sweeping Voting Law

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Georgia's controversial voting law has been the subject of criticism and backlash. It's also shaping the political landscape for statewide elections that are set to take place next year.


In Georgia County, Elections Bills Have Consequences

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Hancock County cut ties with a lawmaker over Georgia's new voting bill. Residents in the majority-Black area said Barry Fleming's work as county attorney was incompatible with the bills he supported.


Georgia Has Passed A Highly-Partisan Bill Overhauling State Voting Laws

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Georgia passed a highly-partisan bill overhauling the state's voting laws Thursday. Republicans had proposed a number of voting restrictions, walking back some of the more controversial provisions.


Georgia Governor Signs Election Overhaul, Including Changes To Absentee Voting

Thursday, March 25, 2021

The law will make dramatic alterations to Georgia's absentee voting rules, adding new identification requirements, moving back the request deadline and other changes.


Biden, Harris To Visit Atlanta After Shooting Kills 8, Including 6 Asian Women

Friday, March 19, 2021

President Biden and Vice President Harris are heading to Atlanta as pressure grows on police to file hate crime charges in the killings of 6 women of Asian descent.


Georgia Lawmakers Are Discussing How Far Their New Hate Crime Bill Extends

Thursday, March 18, 2021

State lawmakers in Georgia are discussing their recently-passed hate crime bill and whether it should be applied against the suspect in this week's shooting deaths at three massage and spa businesses.


Newly Revealed Call Details How Trump Pressed Georgia Investigator To Find Vote Fraud

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The then-president asked a Georgia law enforcement official to find evidence of fraud with absentee-by-mail ballots. He told her: "When the right answer comes out, you'll be praised."


Georgia Senate Republicans Pass Bill To End No-Excuse Absentee Voting

Monday, March 08, 2021

Despite Senate passage, some of the state's top Republicans, including the governor, have indicated they oppose curbing mail-in voting.


Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Monday, March 01, 2021

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions on absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes.


Georgia Republicans File Sweeping Elections Bill To Limit Early And Absentee Voting

Friday, February 19, 2021

Republican lawmakers vowed to make changes in response to false claims of election fraud in 2020, when Democrats won the presidential race in Georgia then flipped both U.S. Senate seats.


Georgia District Attorney Is Investigating Trump's Call To Overturn Election

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

In a letter to state officials, the top prosecutor in Atlanta said the investigation will look into potential violations of state law stemming from Trump's call with election officials last month.


After Record 2020 Turnout, State Republicans Weigh Making It Harder To Vote

Sunday, February 07, 2021

After an election that saw record voter turnout, some GOP state lawmakers are proposing a wave of new voting laws that would effectively make it more difficult to vote in future elections.


Pro-Trump Election Conspiracist Lin Wood Investigated Over Possible Illegal Voting

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

The Georgia secretary of state's office is looking into whether Wood was actually a resident of South Carolina when he voted in the November general election.