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.
With just more than a week left before Election Day, many local residents have already tapped in their votes. And while they likely put some thought into their choices on the various races and ballot questions, they may not have thought about how that ballot was created in the first place. Below is a look at the rules and various procedures that guide the creation of Georgia's ballot, including why candidates are listed in the order they are and who writes the ballot question text.
Early voting continued to draw a crowd Tuesday at the Hall County Elections Office off Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.
ATLANTA - When Zell Miller wanted a lottery in 1992, the then-Democratic governor traveled across Georgia to rally voter support.
Gainesville's Doug Collins and Jody Cooley tackled a host of hot-button issues, from federal budget woes to abortion, as they battled Tuesday night over the right to represent the 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Voters may avoid monster lines by not casting general-election ballots on Nov. 6, but early voting doesn't necessarily mean breezing in and out of the elections office.
Over the next several weeks, voters in Northeast Georgia will cast their choice for their local and national leaders.
Area residents who don't have a precinct to call home have until Tuesday to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election.
John Lee Givogre admits he's an atypical teen as he kneels beside a plastic foldup table in his high school's lobby.
Jody Cooley is a little nervous.
Doug Collins was never the presumed winner of the Republican runoff election for the U.S. House 9th District seat.
Republican voters in Northeast Georgia chose a former state representative to represent their party in the November election for Georgia's newest U.S. House seat.
Certified public accountant Darla Eden defeated developer Kent Henderson in Tuesday night's Republican primary runoff for Hall County tax commissioner.
Candidates on the ballot in top Georgia primary races
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