The district attorney of Georgia’s largest county is opening an investigation into former President Donald Trump over the January phone call in which the then-president pressured the Georgia secretary of state to “find” votes for him.Read more
ATLANTA — On the eve of Georgia’s high-stakes Senate runoffs, a top state election official on Monday delivered a stinging condemnation of President Trump over his false claims of voter fraud, and issued an emotional appeal to Georgians to ignore the president’s disinformation and cast their ballots on Tuesday in a race that will determine control of the Senate.Read more
The story of Georgia’s early vote has Republicans freaking out. “We’re fully aware of the energy on the other side, and think we’ve been reminded about that,” Dale Washburn, a Republican state legislator told Republicans at a rally for Kelly Loeffler. “We know demographics have changed in recent years. And if our side hasn’t been aware of that, they’re rapidly becoming aware of that.”Read more
The fundraising advantage for Democrats has given their candidates a massive advantage in TV advertising. Ossoff has already spent $67 million on TV since the November election, compared to $34 million for Perdue, according to data from AdImpact. Warnock has spent $53 million so far, compared to $36 million for Loeffler. Both Democrats also have more booked for the final two weeks of the race.Read more
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) has no plans to call a special session of the state legislature to overturn Joe Biden’s election win, despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to convince him to do so, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said Sunday.Read more
The results in Georgia are extremely close — with more returns coming in on Thursday.
As of 12 pm ET on Thursday, President Donald Trump has a 0.3 percentage point lead in the state, and is up by less than 15,000 votes. Trump won the state by about five points in 2016.
Georgia still has roughly 60,000 ballots that need to be counted.Read more
The newest Republican senator, Kelly Loeffler, has quickly risen to be a favorite of impeached president Donald Trump.Read more