President Barack Obama will not have to vacate the Oval Office for another four years, defeating Republican and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday night.
U.S. Rep-elect Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has a while yet before he can catch some breaths following 16 months of stiff campaigning throughout Georgia's newly drawn and heavily Republican 9th District.
'Obamacare is going to ruin the health care system' First-time voter Nicholas Rizzo, 18, cast his ballot for Romney. Rizzo said his concern for jobs and the economy led to his decision, adding that Obama's health care reform had dissuaded him from supporting the president. "Obamacare is going to ruin the health care system," he said. "It will discourage people from joining that field." He was joined by his mother Karen Rizzo at the Lanier ...
Nearly 70 percent of Hall County's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's general election, falling short of 2008's voting total.
Georgians have approved a constitutional amendment that would allow a new state board to issue charters for private operators to run independent public schools.
In the historic presidential election of 2008, Americans chose a candidate who promised "hope and change."
Republican Doug Collins finished a long campaign with a huge victory Tuesday night over Democrat Jody Cooley in winning Georgia's newly drawn 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is a bit harried so far for Hall County's election workers. Many voters have questions about voting procedures or are just confused when they show up at precincts say poll workers. "They don't know they're not registered or they find out they're in the wrong precinct," said Charlotte Sosebee, Hall's elections director. "I don't know how much more we can say it: Double-check, make sure you're registered, and (voters) still don't do it." Phone ...
Charlotte Sosebee has a bit of advice for voters today: "Wear some comfortable shoes."
Politically drawn district maps may be helping the Republican Party maintain its grip on Georgia's legislature heading into Tuesday's general election.
As Election Day approaches Tuesday, two local civil rights organizations want to ensure that all Gainesville voters have the opportunity to make it to the polls.
Some voters waited 50 minutes to cast early ballots Friday, but voters Tuesday can expect to wait at least 30 minutes, Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee said.
Today is the last opportunity for voters to cast early ballots before Election Day. And Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee is hoping for a crowd. She said Thursday was the highest turnout so far, with 1,936 voting. A total of 21,536 have cast ballots since early voting began Oct. 15. In 2008, 27,487 people voted early, when the process included 45 days of early voting. Sosebee had projected 25,800 would vote early this year. ...
A steady stream of Hall County voters cast their ballots this past weekend as election offices statewide opened for Saturday voting.
The charter school question is getting all the hype on the Nov. 6 ballot, but there's another amendment for voters to consider - one that involves taxpayer dollars.