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How Georgia became “the premier battleground state,” according to the AJC’s Greg Bluestein
In his new book, Flipped, AJC political reporter Greg Bluestein breaks down how Georgia Democrats pulled off their 2020 triple victory. He chatted with us about chronicling the historic race and what's next for Georgia politics.
Fulton elections board votes to fire Director Rick Barron; fate remains in limbo
Despite support from staff and recent voting improvements, the board of registration and elections blames Director Rick Barron for past election struggles
Gabriel Sterling on death threats, the Dark Side, and America’s redemptive potential
You don’t expect someone with a title like “voting system implementation manager” to end up on 60 Minutes. But Gabriel Sterling was jolted into the national spotlight after disputing the deluge of misinformation regarding election integrity.
Inside the battle for Fulton County’s votes
Reporter Johnny Kauffman spent four months embedded in the Fulton County elections department as its staff fought to protect democracy and their own lives—all while the eyes of the world were on Georgia.
Georgia Democrats Warnock and Ossoff win, will flip the U.S. Senate
The victory for both Warnock and Ossoff will lead to a 50-50 split for U.S. Senate control. With Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as the tiebreaker, the Democrats will gain control of the Senate.
Yes, it’s legal to record a phone call in Georgia without telling the other person
Donald Trump’s hour-long chat with Brad Raffensperger highlighted a detail in Georgia law. Let's learn about the “single-party consent” law.
A new podcast explains Georgia’s current political climate by those who know it best: actual Georgians
Now that Georgia has captivated national attention, who better to explain this political phenomenon than the residents and journalists who have been living and working here? That was the primary goal of Gaining Ground: The New Georgia, a five-part podcast hosted by Atlanta natives Rembert Browne and Jewel Wicker.
Loeffler and Warnock trade barbs in echo chamber of Senate runoff debate
On Sunday evening, three of the four Georgia candidates vying for a pair of U.S. Senate seats went toe-to-toe—or, in Jon Ossoff’s case, toe-to-vacant podium—on all things related to Covid-19 response, elections integrity, racial justice, and more
Georgia’s Republican election officials earn plenty of attention for their anger over baseless voter fraud claims, but little action from those they criticize
Gabriel Sterling, the state's voting system implementation manager, and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger have both made national headlines and earned social media fame as they've spoken against their own party's unfounded claims of voter fraud. But nothing has changed for the people they criticize.
What it was like in Clayton County’s elections “Bunker” the night Georgia began to turn blue
"The most disturbing thing about witnessing the ballot count in Clayton County was the optics," says reporter Robin Kemp.