See Saw: Pence Plans A Visit As Biden Postpones OneVice President Mike Pence has rescheduled a campaign stop in Georgia with Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp that was pushed back by Hurricane Florence. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden has postponed a stop with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams set for Sept. 27 because of scheduling conflicts.
Gubernatorial Rivals Disagree On 'Religious Freedom' LawBoth candidates were asked whether they would sign a religious protection bill if one was passed by lawmakers. A recent survey of the association's members, mostly people who serve on local chambers of commerce and development authorities, showed most oppose such laws, said Kevin Shea, the group's president.
Kemp: School Safety 'Has Nothing To Do' With The 2nd Amendment Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp revealed a $90 million proposal for school security focused on mental health and local control.
Chasing Rural Votes: Carter, Abrams Candidates From 2 Eras Use Similar StrategiesAbrams hopes that emphasising rural healthcare can net her just enough votes in Republican rural Georgia to give her an upset victory
Judge Won't Compel State To Use Paper Ballots For MidtermsA federal judge on Monday said compelling Georgia to abandon its electronic voting machines in favor of paper ballots for the upcoming midterm elections is too risky, though she said the state needs to move quickly to address concerns about the security of the machines and its elections system.
Judge To Determine If Georgia Must Switch To Paper BallotsThe federal judge who's considering if Georgia should have to switch from electronic voting machines to paper ballots for the November election called the situation "a catch-22."
Kemp And Abrams Agree To 2 Televised DebatesGeorgia's nationally watched gubernatorial race will have two televised debates during the closing weeks of the campaign.
Governor’s Race: Pence WIll Return To Georgia For Kemp Vice President Mike Pence is set to make a return trip to Georgia in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp.
Abrams Tells Georgia Democrats Success Depends Upon TurnoutDriving turnout was a major theme of the event and has long been a staple for Abrams in her bid to become Georgia's first Democratic governor
Georgia's Kemp Wants Verifiable Voting, But Not For 2018 ElectionsThe secretary of state is asking companies for proposals to implement new machines that produce verifiable paper records in time for the next presidential election in 2020.
Jimmy Carter Backs Stacey Abrams In Georgia Governor's RaceFormer President Jimmy Carter is backing Democrat Stacey Abrams in the race for Georgia governor, becoming the third U.S. president to weigh in on the contest.
Georgia Supreme Court Won't Hear Candidate DisqualificationBrian Kemp said Maria Palacios didn't meet a Georgia Constitution requirement that candidates be "citizens of this state for two years." The high court on Tuesday declined to hear Palacios' appeal.
Gubernatorial Endorsement Battle, Part 2: Obama vs. TrumpFormer President Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed Stacey Abrams in the race to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Nathan Deal. Trump tweeted his "full and total endorsement" of Kemp on July 18.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Changes Tone On Delta TaxThe tax break became a major issue in the governor's race in February, when then front-runner in the GOP primary Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle effectively killed the proposed tax break on jet fuel to punish Delta for ending a discount program for members of the National Rifle Association.
Gubernatorial Candidates And Their Policies Are Distinctly DifferentThe choice Georgia voters became readily apparent as Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams returned to the campaign trail Thursday, where their approaches proved just as different as their starkly contrasting policies.