Election 2022

Georgia's runoff election will take place on Dec. 6, with voters set to vote on a U.S. Senate race between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican nominee Herschel Walker, as well as other races in some counties.

Can Warnock or Walker win over the 81,000 Georgians who voted for the Libertarian in November?

BY: - November 25, 2022

What is to become of the 81,278 voters who marked their ballots for Libertarian Chase Oliver in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race? Will those voters return to the polls for the Dec. 6 runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker?  Those 81,278 Georgians could sway the pivotal Senate race, but there are doubts among experts […]

Voting rights advocates, Democrats urge voters to cast a ballot early and avoid mailing it in

BY: - November 24, 2022

Democratic-leaning groups are urging Georgians to cast their ballots in person if they can for the Dec. 6 runoff election. “As you know, the mail is slow,” reads a recent email from the Gwinnett County Democratic Party. “If you want the Gwinnett County Elections office to send you a request for an Absentee Ballot, it […]

Georgians can start voting Saturday after Thanksgiving with state Supreme Court ruling in Warnock lawsuit

BY: - November 23, 2022

Early voting is set to take place in more than a dozen Georgia counties both days on Thanksgiving weekend after the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt by Republican groups to block the polls from opening on Saturday for the runoff for the U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court justices unanimously denied the […]

Georgia appeals court denies GOP state election chief’s bid to ban early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving

BY: - November 21, 2022

The story was updated 1:53 p.m. Nov. 22 with news that an emergency petition has been filed with the Georgia Supreme Court. Georgia’s Court of Appeals has rejected Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s attempt to keep Georgians from voting in the U.S. Senate runoff on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, On Monday evening the appeals […]

Judge rules in favor of Georgia early voting in Senate runoff on Saturday after Thanksgiving

BY: - November 18, 2022

A Fulton County judge is clearing the path for Georgia’s local election officials to have the option of offering early voting on the Saturday after Thanksgiving ahead of the Dec. 6 U.S. Senate runoff. Late Friday afternoon, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thomas Cox ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Raphael Warnock’s […]

Democrats stress continued importance of Georgia’s U.S. Senate race despite party’s majority control

BY: - November 18, 2022

With Senate seats in Arizona and Nevada going to Democrats, the party will be assured of a slim majority regardless of whether Herschel Walker defeats Sen. Raphael Warnock in next month’s runoff election, now less than three weeks away. When Warnock and fellow Democratic Sen. Jon Ossoff won their runoffs in 2021, they allowed Democrats […]


Bookman: Walker’s backers likely prefer DeSantis over Trump on Senate campaign trail

BY: - November 17, 2022

Donald Trump personally hand-selected Herschel Walker to be his candidate for U.S. senator, hoping that Walker would serve as the instrument through which Trump could reassert political dominance over Georgia and erase the embarrassment of his 2020 loss.  So Trump wooed Walker, he flattered Walker, he publicly pressured Walker to pick up and move here […]

Warnock, Democrat allies sue to permit counties to conduct Saturday early voting in Senate runoff

BY: - November 16, 2022

Just weeks before a pivotal U.S. Senate race, an alliance of Democrats is challenging the secretary of state’s determination that Georgia’s new voting law bars counties from opening polls to early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock’s campaign and the Democratic Party of Georgia are suing state election officials, claiming they […]

Trump announces a third bid for the presidency, even as GOP reels from midterm setback

BY: - November 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump, who lies about how his reaction to a reelection loss in 2020 precipitated an insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol, said Tuesday he will make another run for the White House in 2024. His announcement came only a week after a disappointing showing by Republicans — especially those who endorsed his […]

Georgia’s young voters ready for Dec. 6 Senate runoff after new election rules tripped up some in midterms

BY: - November 15, 2022

Georgia Tech junior Alex Ames said that the state’s new voting law put some of her college friends in a bind when their absentee ballots did not arrive in time to be counted for the midterm elections on Nov. 8. Ames was among a group of college students and a coalition of voting rights organizations […]

Ralston heir apparent as Georgia House Speaker emerges over election overhaul architect

BY: - November 14, 2022

This story was updated at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.  House Republicans tapped majority leader Jon Burns to lead the chamber Monday, elevating Burns to one of the most powerful roles in state government. Burns beat out a more polarizing candidate, state Rep. Barry Fleming, who is best known as the author of last […]

Democrats projected to retain U.S. Senate control after winning Nevada seat

BY: - November 12, 2022

Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada will win reelection, according to Associated Press projections late Saturday, ensuring Democrats will remain in the majority next year no matter what happens in a runoff election in Georgia next month.  After days of vote counting, U.S. Sens. Mark Kelly of Arizona and Cortez Masto were both […]

Election 2022

Georgia's runoff election will take place on Dec. 6, with voters set to vote on a U.S. Senate race between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican nominee Herschel Walker, as well as other races in some counties.


November 28

Early voting begins for runoff election; last day to request an absentee ballot for runoff election

December 2

Last day for early voting in runoff election

December 6

Runoff election day

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