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Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey Explains: Why Vote?

VOTE FOR WHAT? As we approach our statewide Georgia elections for 2014, many of you are asking: Vote for what? And to some degree I can understand your cynicism with the electorate process. Many times […]

WAOK-AM–04/22/2014

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Nearly 12,000 Access Georgia’s New Online Voter System

State officials say nearly 12,000 people have taken advantage of Georgia’s new online voter system, either registering for the upcoming May 20 primary or updating their information.

04/22/2014

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Splost On Ballot In Cobb & Gwinnett

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Municipal elections will be held today in almost all municipalities in Georgia. In Cobb and Gwinnett Counties, residents will be voting on SPLOST. SPLOST, short for Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, is a tax […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2013

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Fulton County Voting System Misidentifies Felons

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Fulton County officials have notified numerous residents that they may not be eligible to vote due to information stating that they were convicted felons. The issue with these notifications is that these […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2013

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

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Early Voting Is Underway

Atlanta (WAOK)- Election Day will be here in just a few weeks.  For residents of Fulton County, Atlanta, DeKalb, Cobb and Gwinnett Counties this election will see several opportunities to change your representation. You will […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2013

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Lowery: All Whites Are Going To Hell

During a Go Out And Vote event here in Georgia, African-American civil rights advocate Rev. Joseph Lowery spoke to an audience of African-Americans about the importance of voting. In his speech he says  “that when he […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2012

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Go vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

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Early Voting Continues Ahead Of November Elections Around The State

ATLANTA (WAOK)—Fulton County continues to lead all of the Georgia counties with high early vote turnout. Early voting for the November 6th General Election started October 15th and continues in Georgia until November 2nd. Fulton […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting Ridiculous

Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.

10/29/2012

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