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Stephen Fowler

Stephen Fowler

Stephen Fowler is an award-winning reporter and photographer for GPB News covering state and local politics.

Joe Biden launches new ad blitz In Georgia aimed at Black voters

By: - September 21, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is launching a new slate of ads in Georgia Tuesday aimed at Black voters in the state, as his campaign expands investment in battleground states that could provide multiple paths to victory in November. The former vice president’s campaign said the spots will air on television and digital platforms in metro Atlanta and on […]

Kemp slams AJC for highlighting both good and bad about coronavirus

By: - August 24, 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp published a fiery op-ed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution over the weekend accusing the state’s largest paper of publishing coronavirus information “with no context provided” while not challenging any of the outlet’s exhaustive reporting on the global pandemic. On the same day the state crossed the threshold of a quarter million confirmed cases and 5,000 dead from COVID-19, the Republican […]

Federal judge hears arguments in Georgia absentee deadline lawsuit

By: - August 20, 2020

A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday over a motion for preliminary injunction that seeks to count absentee ballots postmarked by Election Day instead of received by that deadline, potentially allowing thousands more votes to be counted in an expected record-setting election this November. The lawsuit filed by the New Georgia Project also seeks to allow […]

Democrats sue Georgia counties over long lines at the polls

By: - August 6, 2020

A new lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday alleges Georgia’s secretary of state and several counties are disenfranchising voters through long lines at the polls caused by shortages in staffing, resources and voting locations. The 81-page lawsuit claims local elections officials have a history of neglecting to adequately accommodate in-person voters, citing problems in Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, […]