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.
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 ...
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.
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