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Angela Stanton-King

13 questions for Georgia 5th Congressional District candidate Angela Stanton-King

Georgia 5th Congressional District Republican candidate Angela Stanton-King answers our questions about COVID-19, healthcare, systemic racism, and voting rights.
Lucy McBath

12 questions for Georgia 6th Congressional District candidate Lucy McBath

Georgia 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lucy McBath answers our questions about COVID-19, healthcare, systemic racism, and affordability.
Carolyn Bourdeaux

12 questions for Georgia 7th Congressional District candidate Carolyn Bourdeaux

Georgia 7th Congressional District Democratic candidate Carolyn Bourdeaux answers our questions about COVID-19, healthcare, systemic racism, and immigration.
How political polarization changed the way Atlantans interact

The way we live politics

Political polarization doesn't just pervade our national dialogue. It also changes the way we talk to our spouses, parents, and friends.

In politically mixed friend groups, a lesson for navigating differences

Laura Phelan sees her small friend group as a microcosm of her church family—and perhaps a microcosm of the country, politically. One woman casts her vote according to convictions related to social justice and climate change; another is fiscally conservative and supports whichever party’s tax plan makes most sense for her family.

There’s a generational divide between Black Democrats. How will that play out at the polls—and at home?

Nationally, the political divide between younger and older Black voters is more vast than the divide between younger and older white ones. According to national polls conducted late this summer, white “likely voters” between the ages of 18 to 29 were more likely to support Biden than those over 65, but the opposite was true of Black voters: Biden had stronger support from older Blacks than from younger ones, with a wider margin separating them compared to their white counterparts.

It’s increasingly rare for a marriage to cross party lines. Can such couples offer us hope?

Going into the relationship, Dave and Jessica knew they had their differences. He’s Black, and she’s white. He’s a 50-year-old Gen Xer; she’s a 38-year-old Millennial. But to many people, the difference that’s most surprising isn’t any of these: It’s that he’s a Republican, and she’s a Democrat.
Where to volunteer on Election Day in Atlanta

How to volunteer on Election Day in metro Atlanta

While many metro Atlanta counties were overwhelmed with applications to become poll workers, there are still plenty of ways to help out fellow voters and volunteer on Election Day.
How to do I request and submit an absentee ballot in Georgia?

Your top 10 questions about voting absentee in Georgia, answered

Although absentee voting has long been a part of Georgia elections and every registered voter is eligible for an absentee ballot, many will be using the method this year for the first time. Here’s how to request an absentee ballot—yes, there’s still time—and how to ensure it gets counted.
How to register to vote in Georgia

PSA: The deadline to register to vote in Georgia is Monday, October 5

Planning to vote on November 3 in Georgia? It's time to check your voter registration and get registered now. (No, really, right now.)

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