Insanely long lines Atlanta June 9 election

Let’s talk to Atlanta voters about their chairs!

Because knowing that the lines to cast a ballot will be so long that you pack along a camping chair is part of a completely healthy, functioning, fair elections system.
Everything you need to know election day Atlanta

What you need to know to vote on June 9 in metro Atlanta

When do the polls open? Can I still cast my absentee ballot? What if my absentee ballot never came? We answer your June 9 primary election day questions.
How to register to vote in Georgia

What to know about casting an absentee ballot in Georgia

What happens if I already voted in the presidential primary in March? Do I need stamps? A quick FAQ to absentee voting in the upcoming June 9 Georgia primary.
Michael Thurmond

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond: “You call me when the house is on fire.”

Some politicians follow their gut when taking action. Others follow the votes. Michael Thurmond follows the flowchart.
Georgia jungle primary senate

What in the world is a jungle primary, and what’s in store for Georgia’s?

Two powerful Republicans and two influential Democrats are vying for the seat once held by former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson.
Rep. David Clark Georgia

Meet the young Republican challenging one of the most powerful politicians in Georgia

Georgia state Rep. David Clark asked God for guidance before deciding to call foul on alleged abuses of power by House Speaker David Ralston. After all, Clark tells Atlanta magazine, it’s “definitely intimidating” to challenge a man some consider the state’s most powerful—and certainly popular—politician.
Voting registration deadlines Georgia

PSA: The deadline for registering to vote in the Georgia primaries is February 24

Planning to vote in the March 24 presidential primary election in Georgia? It's time to check your voter registration and get registered now.
Jen Jordan Georgia State Senator

The Passion of Jen Jordan: How an unlikely politician became the new voice of Georgia’s Democratic party

Jen Jordan is now approached constantly by women—“it’s almost always women,” she says—telling her how much her speech meant to them and sharing their own stories of reproductive trauma: infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion. Still, although she is strongly pro-choice, Jordan says she never wanted to be known as “the abortion speech lady.”
Stacey Abrams

A conversation with Stacey Abrams on voter suppression, “electability,” and those VP rumors

Most politicians, after losing a monumental election, see their personal brand fade into obscurity. Not Stacey Abrams. 
2020 Atlanta 500 Government Infrastructure MARTA

2020 Atlanta 500: Government & Infrastructure

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on civic leaders, government and politics, transportation, and utilities.

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