Tag: Voting

Nov 08

MDJ: Two Democrats move on to District 6 runoff

Ricky Leroux Nov 8, 2017 Two Democrats have moved on to a runoff in the race to replace Republican state Sen. Hunter Hill: north Atlanta attorney Jen Jordan and Vinings pediatric dentist Jaha Howard. Jordan received a total of 5,860 votes across the Senate district, good for 24.4 percent, and Howard took 5,398 votes, or […]

Apr 24

WABE: Early Voting Could Get Easier In 6th District Runoff

By JOHNNY KAUFFMAN • APR 24, 2017 DeKalb’s top elections official said there’s “no doubt” the county’s board of elections will call for an additional early voting location ahead of the closely watched special election in the 6th Congressional District set for June 20.  Maxine Daniels, DeKalb’s director of voter registration and elections, said the […]

Mar 16

MDJ: Election officials reject advocacy groups’ call for paper ballots

Mary Kate McGowan | Mar 15, 2017 Georgia and Cobb election officials are rejecting calls from advocacy groups for voters to use paper ballots while the FBI investigates a data breach at Kennesaw State University. Voters will continue to use electronic voting machines during upcoming elections, said Candice Broce, spokesperson for Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. […]

Oct 23

Former GOP Counsel Warns of Common Election Law Violations People Make While Voting

How that Selfie at a Polling Place May Put You in Danger of Prosecution We use smart phones and social media to document many parts of our lives, but one place it might not be so wise to document your activities with your camera phone is in the voting booth, which is exactly what many […]