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John Lewis backs Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Monday threw his support behind the woman seeking to become the nation’s first female African-American governor, calling her bid an opportunity to make the state “a model for our nation.”

Ted Cruz endorses candidate for Georgia Lieutenant Governor

One candidate vying for the spot as Georgia's next Lieutenant Governor earned a heavy endorsement Monday.

2018 Georgia Governor’s Race: Fundraising Analysis

And, they're off!  As of the June 30, 2017 campaign contribution disclosure report due date, a total of seven brave (or, crazy, depending on your perspective) gubernatorial candidates have filed their June 30 reports with the (formerly known as) Ethics Commission.

Georgia NAACP President steps down

Francys Johnson resigned from his post with the Georgia NAACP on Sunday. 

Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

A Georgia Senate study committee is research the long-term effects of corporate and personal tax incentives to the state.

Trump announces US attorney picks for 2 Georgia districts

2 new faces in high-ranking positions in Georgia.

Isakson urges help for cotton farmers

With 53,000 jobs linked to cotton which produces an overall impact of more than $3 billion in Georgia, Senator Johnny Isakson urges President Trump to help the struggling cotton farmers.

ACLU suing Georgia county after black polling place changes

A lawsuit alleges that officials in a Georgia county broke state law and should have to reconsider recent changes to several polling places in predominantly black neighborhoods.

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Won’t Seek Re-Election

Georgia's Insurance Commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election. Read his letter to the People -->

Georgia elections chief plans changes after security issues

Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp called it an attempted federal takeover and insisted his office was already protecting Georgia’s vote from hackers.
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