Stories tagged: "georgia runoff elections"


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Lawsuit: Georgia Wrongfully Purged Almost 200,000 Residents From Voter Rolls

Plaintiffs claim in the lawsuit that Georgia canceled registrations from voter rolls in 2019 and want Georgia residents to be reinstated to vote in Senate runoff elections.

Dr. Martha Simmons of the New Georgia Project is one of many religious leaders engaging with progressive voters on moral grounds. She calls voting a 'civic sacrament.'
‘Voter Suppression Never Sleeps’: Georgia Faith Leaders Double Down on Turning Out the Vote in Runoff

Georgia’s progressive faith community helped turn out the vote in one of the nation’s most hotly contested elections. With the Dec. 7 deadline to register fast approaching, they aren’t letting up ahead of January's rematch.

Georgia has one of the highest uninsured rates in the country. Image via Shutterstock
Loeffler’s Healthcare Plan Could Leave 1.8 Million Georgians With Pre-Existing Conditions Unprotected

“Unfortunately what I learned in [Loeffler's] plan was that she is promoting plans which do not cover pre-existing conditions at all."

In this Nov. 15, 2020, file photo Raphael Warnock, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks during a campaign rally in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Warnock and Ossoff’s Resounding Message: Help Americans and Businesses Hit By COVID Now

It's two starkly different worlds on display in Georgia, where the national political spotlight is shining on twin Senate runoffs that will determine which party controls the chamber at the outset of President-elect Joe Biden’s Democratic administration.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock face Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia's Jan. 5 US Senate runoff elections. If Democrats win, the state of health care in Georgia could drastically improve. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
Georgia Is One of the Sickest States. It Holds the Cure to Healthcare Gridlock.

Georgians are overwhelmingly concerned about health care. But unless Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are elected to the US Senate on Jan. 5, those concerns may go unanswered.

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Perdue and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff are in a runoff election for the Senate seat in Georgia. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Another Day, Another Report on Perdue’s Suspect Stock Decisions

Perdue's timing was impeccable. He avoided a sharp loss and reaped a stunning gain by selling and then buying the same stock: Cardlytics, an Atlanta-based financial technology company on whose board of directors he once served.

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The Racist Roots of Georgia’s Runoff Elections

Flipping these Senate seats will also send a strong signal to the state of Georgia that white supremacists can pass all of the voter suppression laws they want, but they will not out-vote us.