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ATLANTA | Final count delayed, Georgia election turns to the courts

ATLANTA  — Georgia’s still undecided race for governor will remain in legal limbo for several more days after a federal court put the brakes on final certification of the vote totals in one of the nation’s hottest midterm matchups. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg late Monday ordered state officials to wait until Friday to certify … Continue reading ATLANTA | Final count delayed, Georgia election turns to the courts

ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

ATLANTA — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor. Unofficial returns show Kemp with an advantage, and he’s already resigned as secretary of state to start a transition with the blessing of … Continue reading ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

ATLANTA | AP Explains: A close, maybe disputed Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA — The Republican nominee has declared victory in a hotly Georgia governor’s race, which he oversees as the state’s top elections official. His Democratic opponent says ballots remain to be counted. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams one of the nation’s top midterm … Continue reading ATLANTA | AP Explains: A close, maybe disputed Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA | Kemp cites voter database hacking attempt, gives no evidence

ATLANTA— The Georgia secretary of state’s office, which is run by Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, says it is investigating an attempted hack of the state’s online voter database that will be used at polling places for Tuesday’s election. The statement from Kemp’s office says it is investigating the state Democratic Party in connection with … Continue reading ATLANTA | Kemp cites voter database hacking attempt, gives no evidence

ATLANTA | Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia gov. race

ATLANTA  — Last-minute legal decisions, a racist robocall and a protester wearing a giant chicken suit holding a sign that reads “too chicken to debate.” These are the scenes playing out amid the final furious days of the hotly contested and historic race for Georgia governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp. A … Continue reading ATLANTA | Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia gov. race

GREENVILLE, S.C. | Kamala Harris blasts GOP in South Carolina political debut

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Kamala Harris came to South Carolina with the stated intent of boosting turnout for the midterm elections, but many voters here wanted to talk to the California senator about her role in the battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, and her next political moves. Perhaps that’s no surprise for Harris’s … Continue reading GREENVILLE, S.C. | Kamala Harris blasts GOP in South Carolina political debut

COLUMBIA, S.C. | Booker makes South Carolina debut amid presidential buzz

COLUMBIA, S.C.— Sen. Cory Booker opened his first trip to South Carolina as a potential presidential contender Thursday by blasting President Donald Trump for wrecking America’s standing on the world stage. Speaking to reporters gathered at Allen University in downtown Columbia, the New Jersey Democrat expressed concerns about the Trump administration’s handling of the disappearance … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C. | Booker makes South Carolina debut amid presidential buzz

FOREST PARK, Ga. | Stacey Abrams’ trying to mobilize Georgia’s sporadic voters

FOREST PARK, Ga. — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls. So her campaign is spending considerable sums on paid canvassers, field offices for volunteers and direct mail pieces aimed at more than 1.5 million Georgians who don’t usually … Continue reading FOREST PARK, Ga. | Stacey Abrams’ trying to mobilize Georgia’s sporadic voters