Tag Archives: voter registration

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 – For now, Reed says he won’t run in ‘18

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, frequently mentioned as a candidate for governor in 2018, says that probably won’t happen . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , governor\'s race , John Albers , Kasim Reed , Ted Cruz campaign , voter registration

Political Notes – Court says states cannot require citizenship evidence when people register to vote

Supreme Court releases decisions affecting voter registration, congressional redistricting, and the drugs used in lethal injections . . .

Tags: citizenship evidence , congressional redistricting , Georgia Ports Authority , independent commission , lethal injections , Supreme Court , voter registration

Voter registration efforts reshape the Georgia electorate

An unprecedented effort to register minority voters is making Georgia’s electorate more diverse . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Helen Kim Ho , Jerry Gonzalez , minority voters , Stacey Abrams , voter registration

On the campaign trail: Complaint against Carter fundraiser is rejected

An ethics complaint filed against state Sen. Jason Carter’s campaign is rejected; Gov. Nathan Deal wants to continue with no-bid state contracts . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , ethics complaint , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Nathan Deal , New Georgia Project , no-bid contracts , Rick Allen , voter registration

Calling out potential voters on registration day

Georgians are urged to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day . . .

Tags: AALAC , Brian Kemp , Georgia Equality , Helen Kim Ho , Jeff Graham , league of women voters , Stacey Abrams , voter registration

On the campaign trail: Atlanta Press Club sets debate lineup

The schedule of debates hosted by the Atlanta Press Club and televised by GPB has been finalized . . .

Tags: Atlanta Press Club , Brian Kemp , David Perdue , General election debates , gpb , Michelle Nunn , New Georgia Project , Senate debate , Stacey Abrams , voter registration

Fighting the battle of the ballot

Fifty years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act, the two major parties are still battling over the issue of who gets to vote on election day . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Brian Kemp , election fraud , Fran Millar , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , voter registration , voter suppression

Kemp warns: If Democrats register minority voters ‘they can win these elections in November’

Brian Kemp, the state’s chief elections officer, is worried that “minority voters” will enable Democratic candidates to be successful in the general election . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , Brian Kemp , Fran Millar , minority voters , Sunday voting , voter registration

On the campaign trail: Barrow gets U.S. Chamber’s endorsement

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce makes a rare endorsement of a Democratic candidate in the 12th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , AALAC , Asian voters , inaccurate quotations , Jody Hice , John Barrow , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , voter registration