In Georgia and North Carolina, both sites of competitive and high-stakes races, voters picked Republican candidates. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Merle Black of Emory University and Mac McCorkle of Duke University for their reactions. Continue reading
Some of us can’t wait for Election Night. Instead of pundit talk, we get actual raw vote. There’s a lot to keep track of, especially for what to watch in the race for the Senate. There are several counties to watch in several key states, but let’s take a look at possible bellwethers in six key states. These counties may not reflect the perfect or closest match to the statewide results in every instance, but they are close and, importantly, they have enough votes to matter. Continue reading
In Georgia, the race for an open Senate seat is dividing voters between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn. Both seek to distance themselves from President Obama’s policies while gathering support from white and African-American voters who often diverge on party lines. Judy Woodruff reports the southern voter mindset from Atlanta. Continue reading
Three novice politicians will face off tonight at the Georgia National Fair in pursuit of Georgia’s vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Candidates Michelle Nunn (D), David Perdue (R), and Amanda Swafford (L) will compete for the office held by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) in a debate hosted by WMAZ-13 Macon. Frank Malloy, an anchor for the station, will moderate. Continue reading
In Georgia, voters selected David Perdue as the Republican candidate for the Senate election in November. His Democratic challenger, Michelle Nunn, is a fellow political novice and the daughter of a well-known former senator. Political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Perdue’s strategy, the competitive race ahead and why voting turnout is at a historic low. Continue reading
ATLANTA — Self-proclaimed political outsider David Perdue may not be able to hold onto that title for very long. The businessman bested longtime U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston for a second time Tuesday night. Continue reading