Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

COMMENTARY

Bookman: Rooting against David Perdue and other Trump-devoted, GOP insurrectionist candidates

BY: - May 19, 2022

In Pennsylvania, Republican primary voters have nominated a radical, full-blown insurrectionist as their candidate for governor, a man who conspired with Donald Trump to illegally switch that state’s 20 electoral votes and who has publicly committed to doing the same if given the opportunity in 2024. In another targeted state, Arizona, they’re likely to do […]

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene opponents renew bid to boot her from ballot

BY: - May 17, 2022

With just over a week to go before Election Day, a group of voters in Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Northwest Georgia district has renewed its challenge of her candidacy. The voters claim Greene should be ineligible under the 14th Amendment because they say she was involved with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot in Washington, […]

Klobuchar to Georgia Democrats: ‘Get mad and vote’ in response to potential overturn of Roe v. Wade

BY: - May 14, 2022

Georgia Democrats face major headwinds going into this year’s midterm elections, but they are looking to the not-so-distant past for inspiration: the 2020 election when Georgia voters flipped control of the U.S. Senate and helped elect Joe Biden as president. “Do you know how many Republicans voted for the American Rescue Plan? Zero, zilch, zippo, […]

Election officials make their voices heard as battleground states debate voting laws

BY: - May 12, 2022

When Georgia legislators pushed through a restrictive voting bill during the 2021 session, Bartow County election supervisor Joseph Kirk said he felt frustrated and sidelined. Lawmakers largely didn’t take election officials’ views into account, he said, and what resulted was a law that included a number of provisions that he said election officials believe are “to the […]

A few glitches raise eyebrows in record-setting Georgia early voting

BY: - May 10, 2022

This story was updated May 10 at 8:10 a.m. to include voting totals through the end of May 9. Camden County voter Beth Miller received error messages several times last week when she tried to pull up a sample Democratic ballot on the Georgia Secretary of State’s official website. Many Georgians, from the coastal county […]

Georgia officials say Marjorie Taylor Greene will not be disqualified as a candidate

BY: - May 6, 2022

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is eligible to appear on the ballot for re-election after a judge determined she did not participate or plan the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed off on the judge’s opinion late Friday, making the ruling official. A group of voters pointed to video […]

Hyperlocal control on the ballot as voters decide whether to carve three cities from Cobb

BY: - May 6, 2022

The first week of early voting for the May 24th primary is nearly complete, and many residents of Cobb County are casting their ballots not just to decide who will represent them in state government and Congress, but to choose whether to create a new local government. Voters in three areas of unincorporated Cobb County […]

Georgia setting records for early voters as lawsuits challenging elections play on

BY: - May 5, 2022

A record number of Georgians are casting ballots through the first days of early voting for the midterm elections, while in the background legal challenges to the state’s voting process continue to play out in court. On Monday 27,474 people cast in-person ballots across Georgia, a primary first-day record that was followed on Tuesday with […]

Georgia election-year politics jolted by Supreme Court draft abortion opinion

BY: and - May 4, 2022

A leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s highly anticipated ruling on abortion rights suggests the nation’s highest court could soon overturn Roe v. Wade and unleash states like Georgia to severely restrict access to the procedure. The unofficial ruling, which was obtained by Politico, became public a couple months before a decision was expected, […]

Voters suing to block Marjorie Taylor Greene from ballot want ‘Marshall law’ text considered

BY: - May 3, 2022

Lawyers representing voters challenging the candidacy of Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene want to introduce new evidence they say undermines Greene’s testimony in a state hearing last month. The attorneys say a text message from Greene to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows sent Jan. 17, 2021, in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack […]

And we’re off! Georgia’s 2022 early voting season starts with sky-high stakes

BY: - May 2, 2022

Early voting officially kicks off Monday for the 2022 midterm elections with sky-high stakes freighted with the never-ending relitigation of the 2020 presidential election. Over the next several weeks Georgians will cast ballots for the May 24 primaries that will determine the Republican and Democratic nominees for governor, U.S. Senate, congressional districts, secretary of state […]

Florida gave voting rights to people with felony convictions. Now some face charges for voting.

BY: - May 2, 2022

Florida authorities arrested a Black man while he was staying in a homeless shelter and charged him with voting illegally in a case tied to Republicans’ drive to root out election fraud. But Kelvin Bolton’s arrest raises questions about the rollout of Amendment 4, passed by Florida voters in 2018 to restore voting rights to […]

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

April 25

General primary registration deadline

May 13

May primary election deadline to submit absentee ballots

May 24

General primary Election Day

October 11

General election registration deadline

November 8

General Election Day

Voter Guide

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