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Politics Nov 16Stacey Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race
Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
Politics Nov 13Judge orders Georgia to work to protect provisional ballots
A federal judge has ordered Georgia take steps to ensure provisional ballots aren't improperly rejected and to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor.
Politics Nov 08Lucy McBath, Democrat and gun control advocate, wins long-red Georgia seat
Republican Rep. Karen Handel has conceded her long-red House seat in the Atlanta suburbs to an African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office.
Nation Nov 08Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state
As the state's top election official, Kemp oversaw the race, and his resignation Thursday morning came as a hearing began for a lawsuit in which five voters asked that he be barred from exercising his duties in any future management…
Politics Nov 07Abrams, Kemp await more ballots in Georgia governor’s race
With reported votes approaching 3.8 million, Kemp was just shy of 51 percent, but Abrams and her campaign said there were enough ballots outstanding to bring the Republican below the threshold required for victory.
Politics Nov 06Some Georgia polling hours extended as voters see long lines
Voters in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races cast ballots Tuesday amid a dispute about one of the candidates' management of Georgia's elections system, leaving open the possibility that supporters on the losing side may not accept…
Politics Nov 05A look at the election security charges in Georgia’s governor’s race
Voting concerns have dominated the final weeks of the race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp, the secretary of state. Here's what we know.
Politics Nov 04Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia gov. race
A robocall apparently from a white supremacist group is injecting racism directly into the Georgia race for governor, which has already been fraught with a race-laden debate over ballot access and voter suppression.
Politics Oct 16Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms
Democrats lead Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks ahead of midterm elections that will determine control of Congress.
Politics Aug 25Democrats OK limiting party leaders’ role in picking nominee
After two years of sometimes ugly public fighting, Democratic Party leaders on Saturday voted to limit their own high-profile roles in choosing presidential nominees, giving even more weight to the outcome of state primaries and caucuses.