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Why Do Nonwhite Georgia Voters Have To Wait In Line For Hours? Too Few Polling Places

Saturday, October 17, 2020

The state's voter rolls have grown by nearly 2 million since the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in 2013, but polling locations have been cut by almost 10%.


Georgia Reveals Double-Voting Cases But No Evidence Of Malign Intentions

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says 1,000 people voted twice in the state's primary election this year but said he had no evidence the cases weren't honest mistakes. The state is investigating.


Georgia Built Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Wiped Much Of That Out

Monday, August 03, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Georgia.


Georgia Governor Calls Up National Guard, Declares State Of Emergency Due To Violence

Monday, July 06, 2020

Georgia's governor has declared a state of emergency and called up the National Guard. It follows weeks of violent crime and property destruction in Atlanta. Thirty people were shot last weekend.


Atlanta Hawks Arena To Host Voting Site, Team Challenges Rest Of NBA To Follow

Monday, June 29, 2020

The 700,000-square-foot arena will allow voters to spread out. The arena's staff will serve as poll workers and the team's players will encourage local residents to vote via social media.


Hundreds March On Georgia Capitol As Legislature Reconvenes

Monday, June 15, 2020

The NAACP event coincided with lawmakers return after a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19 fears. The march took on added urgency after Rayshard Brooks was killed by police over the weekend.


Georgia Voters Face Long Lines And Equipment Problems During State's Primary

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Georgia was one of five states to hold primary election Tuesday. While the state saw record absentee turnout, some voters have still faced long lines and equipment problems at the polling places.


'It Was Very Chaotic': Long Lines, Voting Machine Issues Plague Georgia Primary

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

In the city of Atlanta, voters waited upwards of three hours at some polling places as social distancing measures decreased the number of voting machines and people inside a polling place at one time.


Georgia Lawmakers Renew Push For Hate Crime Bill After Death Of Ahmaud Arbery

Saturday, May 09, 2020

Georgia is one of four states that does not have a hate crime law. It became an issue this week with the arrest of a white father and son accused of shooting and killing an unarmed black jogger.


What The Site Of The Democratic Debate Says About Georgia, Role Of Black Voters

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios has been home to Wakanda, the White House and The Walking Dead, but Wednesday it will host its most topical production yet: the next Democratic presidential debate.


Georgia Set To Remove More Than 313,000 People From Voter Rolls By End Of 2019

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Georgia is set to remove more than 313,000 people from voter rolls by the end of the year. After the 2018 election, which focused on voting rights, the state's methods are under close scrutiny.


Judge Says Georgia Must Scrap Outdated Electronic Voting Machines After 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The outdated machines can stay for 2019 elections, but a federal judge says Georgia must transfer to paper ballots for 2020.


Voters Turn Out For Georgia's High-Profile Governor's Race

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The gubernatorial race has captured national attention. President Trump and former President Obama have visited the state to rally on behalf of Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.


Georgia's Lieutenant Governor Threatens Delta After Airline Cuts Ties With NRA

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

After Atlanta-based Delta eliminated a discount program for NRA members, a Georgia official threatens to fight its tax break. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Georgia Public Broadcasting's Stephen Fowler.


Effects Of Atlanta's Overpass Collapse Will Rock Southeast For Months

Friday, March 31, 2017

Traffic is always bad in Atlanta, but now it's just plain awful after a fire destroyed part of Interstate 85. It won't be fixed for months. The Georgia governor has even declared a state of emergency.