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Georgia Sec. of State to hold Monday afternoon press conference

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is set to hold a Monday afternoon press conference regarding the Nov. 3 election.

Presidential race recount underway in Dougherty County

Judge reduces former Ala. House speaker’s sentence by half

  David Perdue makes campaign stop in Crisp Co.

Georgia counties set to start recount requested by Trump

Special called state election webinar meeting set for Monday

WATCH LIVE: Kemp to give remarks, update on 2020 election

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Update: Secretary of State officially certifies election results

Secretary of State: Ga. presidential race results upheld in ballot recount

Election Protection Coalition unhappy over Dougherty Co. election’s response

Meet the candidates in Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoff races

Raffensperger: Ballot rejections over signatures higher, as was number of ballots

Some SWGA counties still certifying results for hand tally of presidential race

Raffensperger: Vote audit comes up clean

Pro V&V conducted an audit of a random sample of Dominion Voting Systems voting machines throughout the state using forensic techniques, including equipment from Cobb, Douglas, Floyd, Morgan, Paulding and Spalding counties.

  Second Georgia county finds previously uncounted votes

Trump spent the weekend attacking Brad Raffensperger on social media, at one point calling him “a so-called Republican (RINO),” an acronym for “Republican in name only.” Raffensperger punched back, disputing Trump’s claims.

  No issues reported during Lee Co. elections recount

Lee County election officials wrapped up their recount on Friday with no irregularities.

Officials: Hand tally of presidential race finds new ballots in one county

Roughly 2,500 ballots that were not counted in one Georgia county have been found during the statewide hand-count audit.

EXPLAINER: Why poll watcher complaints don’t amount to fraud

  Dougherty Co. election workers conduct ‘risk-limiting’ audit

Secretary Raffensperger: Moving to Ga. to soley vote in runoff election is illegal

Georgia hand tally of presidential race getting underway

  Jon Ossoff makes campaign stop in the “Good Life City”

  Albany election leaders explain Secretary of State’s latest decisions

WATCH LIVE: Georgia Sec. of State’s Office holds Wednesday press conference as state remains uncalled in presidential race

The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office is holding a press conference Wednesday morning as the Peach State still remains uncalled in the 2020 presidential election.

  No dead people voted in Lowndes Co. during 2020 election

No dead people voted in the 2020 election in Lowndes County.

Trump campaign: Rep. Collins will lead Georgia recount team

Collins says the Trump campaign is “confident” they’ll “find evidence of improperly harvested ballots and other irregularities.”

  Open carry rally held in Americus over 2020 election transparency

Some people in Sumter County want more transparency from the 2020 elections.

Perdue, Loeffler call for Georgia Sec. of State to resign

The senators, in a joint statement, said the management of the state’s elections has “become an embarrassment for our state.”

LIST: Important dates for the Georgia Senate runoffs

Republican Incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are hoping to keep their seats against Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, respectively.

WATCH LIVE: Georgia Sec. of State’s Office gives Monday update

This comes as Georgia remains uncalled in the presidential election.

Kamala Harris books surge in popularity after election

The Vice President-elect is the subject or author of four books on the Amazon top 10 Sunday.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush congratulates Biden and Harris

In his statement, Bush says he called Biden and thanked him for his “patriotic” message Saturday night. He also congratulated Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and President Donald Trump.

Former Pres. Jimmy Carter responds to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory

In a statement on Twitter from The Carter Center, the former president said he “looks forward to seeing the positive change they bring to our nation.”

Ga. SOS announces Fulton Co. reporting issue

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger released a statement announcing that Fulton County has discovered an issue involving reporting from their work on Friday.

Democratic Ga. senatorial candidates Ossoff and Warnock respond to Biden victory

Just hours after the race for the presidency was called, two candidates seeking to unseat Republican senators are congratulating the president-elect.

McConnell tweets about election but takes no questions

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would not say if he agreed with the President’s claims of election fraud or say if he had seen any evidence of fraud.

Georgians dealing with unusual election anxiety

It’s the third day since the election and voters are still wondering the fate of the presidency.

WATCH LIVE: Georgia Sec. of State’s Office holds second Friday press conference as votes still being tallied

Votes for the Nov. 3 election are still being tallied in the Peach State.

  Former Terrell Co. superintendent elected Dawson mayor

A man, who was the superintendent of Terrell County Schools for 25 years will soon move into Dawson’s City Hall.

Chatham Co. uploads majority of remaining absentee ballots

Around 17,000 absentee ballots were upload from Chatham County to the Secretary of State’s website at about 6:51 p.m. on Thursday.

  Terrell Co. Sheriff reacts to re-election

Terrell County Sheriff John Bowens has served the community for nearly three decades and won re-election on Tuesday.

  Close races in Terrell Co. decided by recounts

A couple of close races for Dawson City Council seats were decided by a recount on Thursday.

  'The people of Thomas Co. have been exceptionally good to me’: Carlton Powell re-elected to 13th term as sheriff

Carlton Powell will continue as the sheriff of Thomas County for the next four years.

WATCH: Georgia Sec. of State to hold second Thursday press conference on statewide voting following Tuesday election

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is holding a press conference to address voting in the Peach State following the Nov. 3 election.

2020 Latest: Georgia judge dismisses Trump campaign lawsuit

Chatham County Superior Court Judge James Bass did not provide an explanation for his decision Thursday at the close of a roughly one-hour hearing. The county includes the heavily Democratic city of Savannah.

Georgia voters oust prosecutor criticized in Arbery slaying

Voters have ousted a Georgia prosecutor who was criticized for her office’s response to the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.

Claim that Sharpie pens ruin Arizona ballots misses the mark

The false claim, known on social media as #Sharpiegate, came as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was named the winner in the battleground state.

  Sumter Co. elects first African-American sheriff

He starts his new role as Sumter County sheriff on January 1, 2021.

  Grady Co. sheriff works to build on established principles after election win

Grady County’s top lawman will hold on to his badge for four more years.

  Miller Co. attorney to make decision on next sheriff

Results are in for the Miller County sheriff’s race.

  South Georgia election supervisors explain voting certification delay

Provisional ballots have until Friday to be counted.

  Election Day goes smoothly for several SWGA counties

After a long election day, today county election supervisors across South Georgia were wrapping up the tallies, and dealing with the aftermath.

WHAT IF: Map each candidate’s road to 270 electoral votes

As races in some battleground states remain too close to call, the presidential election is up in the air as of noon on Wednesday.

Georgia in the spotlight as vote count continues

Georgia’s top elections official plans a Wednesday morning news conference amid delays, confusion and technical glitches in the state’s still incomplete vote-counting.

Rep. Buddy Carter re-elected to U.S. House in Georgia’s 1st Congressional District

Georgia’s First Congressional District Republican incumbent Buddy Carter was re-elected to his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Large early voting numbers leads to smooth Election Day in Terrell Co.

Large numbers of early and absentee voting made Election Day run smoothly in Terrell Co.

Loeffler, Warnock to face off in January runoff

In Georgia, Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Democrat Raphael Warnock have advanced to a Jan. 5 runoff in the special election for Loeffler’s Senate seat.

Albany State students had several voting options for election

Albany State University’s west campus served as a polling place on November 3rd.

Dougherty Co. voters confused by precinct change

The Dougherty County Elections office said they were notified about the polling location change in early August.

No issues reported in Lowndes County voting locations

Lowndes County Board of Elections tells us there have been no issues reported as of 6 p.m. Tuesday morning.

Want to track the elections? Check out this interactive map.

The Associated Press has an interactive map to track how Georgia votes in the presidential and federal races.

  Community gathers to meet U. S. Senate candidate Warnock

A native of Savannah, Rev. Warnock said he thinks it’s important for all Georgians to know they are represented.

Former President Obama to visit Georgia day before election

Former President Barack Obama will travel to Georgia and Florida as Democrats aim for a big battleground flip.

  Over half of active registered Lee Co. voters cast ballots

On Friday, the final day of early voting, 835 people voted in-person in Lee County.

Record-breaking voting surge continues in the Peach State

Almost 3.5 million votes have already been cast, according to the Secretary of State.

  Bishop, Cole debate at Georgia Southwestern State

Incumbent and Democrat Sanford Bishop and Republican challenger Don Cole debate one another at Georgia Southwestern State University.

WATCH LIVE: David Perdue, Jon Ossoff go 1-on-1 in Gray Television debate

Georgia U.S. Senate candidates David Perdue and Jon Ossoff are going head-to-head in a Gray Television debate.

Dougherty Co. election officials urge absentee ballot voters to use dropbox

As required by state law, the drop boxes are under surveillance 24/7 at each location and will be accessible until 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 3.

Early voting continues to break records in Georgia; over 3 million votes cast so far

As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by-mail and early in-person voting.

Dougherty Co. elections board addresses complaints against elections supervisor

"How can we fix this?"

Georgia voters should check Election Day polling places

Statewide, there are several hundred new polling places for the general election.

Ga. Secretary of State pleased to see state breaking early voting records

Georgia continues to break early voting records for the general election.

Lee Co. voting precinct gets location change

The move was made Sunday.

WATCH: Secretary of State gives update on Georgia voting as Election Day nears

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is holding a press conference to give an update on statewide voting in the Nov. 3 election.

Georgia early voting nears 3 million

More than twice as many voters have cast early ballots than at this time in 2016

Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems' advantage

The number of people casting an early ballot in the presidential election now surpasses those who voted early during all of 2016.

Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway

The delays are a worrisome sign for voters who still have not returned their absentee ballots.

Report: Ransomware disables Georgia county election database

A ransomware attack that hobbled a Georgia county government in early October reportedly disabled a database used to verify voter signatures in the authentication of absentee ballots.

Record-breaking early in-person voting continues in Georgia

The total number of early, in-person ballots cast has surpassed 1.5 million.

Raffensperger: Early voting hits record high

Compared to 2016, the total turnout to date is 127% for this election.

Loeffler, Warnock, Collins spar in 1st Georgia Senate debate

Tense exchanges flew in all directions Monday in the crowded special election for the U.S. Senate seat Loeffler was appointed to 10 months ago.