After holding down the job for 16 years, Rep. James Mills, R-Chestnut Mountain, is being challenged by political newcomer Chris Strickland for the District 25 seat in the Georgia State House of Representatives.
Hall County voters will be busy this year.
On Tuesday, voters across the United States will select the nation's 44th president. Georgia voters will choose a U.S. Senator, as well as members of the U.S. House and state legislators, along with other statewide officers.
As the presidential candidates spend the next 37 days jockeying for votes, Republican candidate John McCain may safely count the votes of war veterans already in his front pocket.
When many people tuned in to the vice presidential debate Thursday, they were waiting for a shock, a major gaffe from either candidate. But when the smoke cleared, it was just two politicians, engaged in a political debate.
U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Atlanta fired up fellow Democrats at a "For the People" rally Sunday afternoon at the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville.
Travis Dodd registered to vote Monday at the Hall County Elections and Voter Registration Office, planning to cast his vote for the first time since he became eligible to vote 22 years ago.
This year's presidential election promises to draw record numbers of voters on Nov 4. However, for those who want to beat the crowds, advance voting starts Monday. Interim Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter said she is expecting a higher number of voters next week than she has seen during the previous five weeks of early voting. "I do suspect that we will have some last-minute procrastinators," Sosebee-Hunter ...
Before the polls open on Tuesday, at least one-third - and likely more - of Hall County's registered voters already will have cast their ballots. As the early voting period ended at 5 p.m. Friday, more than 100 voters waited patiently at the Hall County Elections and Voter Registration Office on Browns Bridge Road to cast their ballots. Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter, interim director of elections, walked the line in ...
Despite a recent report that predicts record voter turnout and potential problems for Georgia during the Nov. 4 election, local officials are confident they'll be able to handle it. "We have increased the number of paper (provisional) ballots, increased our number of (poll) workers," said Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter, interim director of elections for Hall County. "We purchased 15 more voting machines." The nonpartisan think tank Common Cause has cited ...
People have been lining up to vote early across Georgia, with some 1.4 million ballots already cast. In many Northeast Georgia counties, about one-third of the registered voters already have cast ballots. "Through (Tuesday) we've had 10,358 voters participate in (early and advance) voting," said Brenda Fulcher, the Jackson County voter registrar. According to Fulcher, there are about 30,000 registered voters in Jackson County. Early voting ...
For the first time in eight years, Hall County voters will decide a contested state court judge's race.
A Dahlonega man is among seven attorneys seeking an open seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals.
It's been 22 years since Hall County voted for a Democrat in a general election.
The 9th Congressional District is traditionally one of the most Republican-leaning districts in the state.