On July 24, Republican voters can choose between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp to be their nominee for Georgia governor. While they align on many platforms, the two differ slightly in a few key areas: Medicaid expansion; transportation, and their campaign personas.
Secrecy helped Cobb County hammer out a deal to lure the Braves from their downtown Atlanta home. That same stealth may have violated Georgia’s Open Meetings Act and, conceivably, cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
"If you supported Bernie Sanders for president, and hold true to those ideals . . . the only candidate I see those principles in is Vincent Fort," Killer Mike said on the Atlanta mayoral race.
He may have been born in Dallas, but Maynard Jackson was an Atlantan through and through.
Here are the local Georgia election results you might have missed while watching presidential returns
What happened in Georgia's U.S. Senate and House races? Plus: big Democratic wins in Gwinnett and Cobb Counties, the Georgia House minority leader loses his seat, and more election news.
Just few weeks into her term, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks out about the election, her efforts to raise $1 billion for affordable housing, whether she’ll endorse in the governor’s race, and the sexism she encounters as a woman who, besides being a mother of four, is the mayor of Georgia’s largest city.
Despite support from staff and recent voting improvements, the board of registration and elections blames Director Rick Barron for past election struggles
Commentary: Why Oprah’s appearances with Stacey Abrams resonated so loudly—especially with Georgia women
Publications as geographically and ideologically diverse as the Guardian, Fox News, Variety, the Hill, and others ran stories or segments about Oprah Winfrey’s campaign appearances with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Yet regardless of the depth of coverage, the two events held in auditoriums in the Atlanta suburbs likely impacted the local crowds in a much deeper way than what could be conveyed to national viewers.
Two powerful Republicans and two influential Democrats are vying for the seat once held by former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson.