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ATLANTA | Abrams ends Georgia governor bid; says she’ll file lawsuit

ATLANTA — Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor’s race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state’s “gross mismanagement” of the elections with a federal lawsuit. Speaking defiantly to a news conference, Abrams said her actions did not constitute a concession, but she acknowledged … Continue reading ATLANTA | Abrams ends Georgia governor bid; says she’ll file lawsuit

ATLANTA | Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA — As the candidates in the disputed race for Georgia governor retreated further into their corners, counties across the state on Thursday began a court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots and counting those previously rejected for missing or incorrect dates of birth. Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden issued guidance to counties to review … Continue reading ATLANTA | Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA | Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

ATLANTA — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings, uncertainty looms over Georgia‘s still-undecided race for governor. Unofficial results in one of the nation’s hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim majority. But Democrat Stacey Abrams maintains that enough ubbncounted absentee, mail-in and provisional ballots remain to force a … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

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 | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

ATLANTA— A federal judge has ordered Georgia‘s secretary of state to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor and to take steps to protect provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg ruled Monday that the secretary of state must not certify the results of … Continue reading ATLANTA | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

ATLANTA | Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents’ home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael’s powerful winds lifted the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

ATLANTA | Judge won’t force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms

ATLANTA — A federal judge on Monday said forcing Georgia to scrap its electronic voting machines in favor of paper ballots for the upcoming midterm elections is too risky, though she said the state needs to move quickly to address concerns about the security of the machines and its elections system. U.S. District Judge Amy … Continue reading ATLANTA | Judge won’t force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms

ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story

ATLANTA — In a story Aug. 21 about a proposal to close seven of nine polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the county attorney, reported erroneously that one of Randolph County’s polling places serves 11 registered voters and another serves 13. The two polling places … Continue reading ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story