Tag Archives: Brian Kemp

Political Notes – Georgia settles voting rights suit over ‘Exact Match’ provision

The state of Georgia settles a lawsuit challenging the state’s system for verifying people who register to vote . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , exact match system , Joe Wilkinson , voter registration

Political Notes — Deal asks pharmacy board to reclassify Naloxone

The Georgia Pharmacy Board reclassifies the drug naloxone so that it can be used more widely to treat opioid overdoses . . .

Tags: boundary dispute , Brian Kemp , Georgia Pharmacy Board , naloxone , opioid overdoses

Georgia breaks early voting mark with 2.18 million ballots so far

Georgia breaks the early voting record originally set in 2008 as more than 2.18 million early ballots are cast . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Georgia early voting

Political Notes — Trump’s Georgia lead down to 1 point in Q-poll

The race in Georgia between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton narrows to one point in the latest Quinnipiac poll . . .

Tags: battleground states , Brian Kemp , David Perdue , early voting , Georgia poll , legislative control

Political Notes — Kemp says more than 700,000 have already voted

Early voting in Georgia passes the 700,000 mark, with nearly two weeks to go . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Dwight Brown , early voting , Sam Olens

Political Notes — Brass gets opponent in state senate race

Matt Brass will have to wait a while before declaring victory in the Georgia Senate District 28 race . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Donald Trump , DOT , Gwinnett County , Jack Kingston , Jan Horne , Matt Brass , Olympic tennis center , Tenet Healthcare

Political Notes — There won’t be a government shutdown after all

Georgia congressmen — at least, most of them — vote to continue funding the federal government and avoid a shutdown on Friday . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Douglas County racial issues , federal government funding , Tom Worthan , voter registration citizenship requirements

Political Notes — Kemp agrees to restore purged voters

The state’s chief elections officer agrees to suspend a vote purging procedure that could potentially make it possible for thousands of rejected minority applicants to vote in the Nov. 8 election . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , DECAL , federal lawsuit , minority voters , voter registration procedure

Political Notes – Federal judge orders Kemp to release voter records

A federal judges refuses to dismiss a voting rights lawsuit against Secretary of State Brian Kemp and orders Kemp to turn over voter registration records . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Nathan Deal , Project Vote , school takeover plan , Voting Rights lawsuit

Georgia sued over voter verification procedure

Civil rights groups are trying to throw out a voter verification procedure used by Georgia’s election division . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , federal lawsuit , voter verification