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Abortion has been a cornerstone issue in every contest this election season, but in the race for attorney general, it’s built most of the foundation. Georgia’s new abortion ban—and whether to defend it in court—has dominated the fight between incumbent Attorney General Chris Carr, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Jen Jordan, an attorney and current state senator for District 6.
Georgia's elections system played the starring role during Tuesday's Atlanta Press Club Secretary of State debate between Republican Brad Raffensperger, Democrat Bee Nguyen, and Libertarian Ted Metz, but abortion laws also made an appearance.
Burt Jones ducks questions on 2020 election interference at Georgia lieutenant governor candidate debate
In December 2020, state Senator Burt Jones played a crucial role in the plot to keep then President Donald Trump in power, misrepresenting himself—alongside 15 other Trump allies—as a certified elector by filing paperwork that incorrectly claimed the leader of the MAGA movement had won Georgia. But Jones didn’t want to talk about election interference allegations, which have made him a target in the state’s sprawling election probe, during the Atlanta Press Club’s lieutenant governor candidate debate Tuesday.
Libertarian Hazel stirred the pot at Georgia gubernatorial debate. But could he trigger a runoff between Kemp and Abrams?
Republican Governor Brian Kemp and Democratic gubernatorial challenger Stacey Abrams mostly played the hits at the Atlanta Press Club’s candidate debate Monday night, sparring over abortion access, gun laws, education, and the economy. Meanwhile, Libertarian Shane Hazel grumbled and muttered under his breath complaints that the moderators weren’t affording him enough of the spotlight.