Champ slams new Georgia voting law ahead of Masters
April 7, 2021
AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Cameron Champ, the only American player of Black heritage at the Masters, said he was disappointed in the new voting restrictions in Georgia, where the Augusta tournament takes place.
February 9, 2021
Georgia Secretary of State's office launches probe into Trump's election phone call
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Georgia’s Secretary of State’s office opened a probe on Monday into former U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 election results, a step that could lead to a criminal investigation by state and local authorities.
January 6, 2021
Edison Research projects Democrat Warnock win in Georgia; control of US Senate still undecided
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock won a hotly contested US Senate runoff in Georgia over Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler, Edison Research projected on Wednesday, but which party will control the chamber remained up in the air with a second runoff undecided.
January 6, 2021
Georgia Senate races that will decide fate of Biden's agenda too close to call
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Democrats and Republicans were neck-and-neck in two critical US Senate races as votes were counted in Georgia contests that will decide whether President-elect Joe Biden enjoys control of Congress or faces stiff opposition to his reform plans.
January 4, 2021
Georgia election guardian Raffensperger faces heat as Trump contests defeat
CUTHBERT, Ga. (Reuters) -Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, cemented his status as an unlikely hero for U.S. Democrats following a fresh clash in which he rejected President Donald Trump’s claims that his election defeat was the result of widespread fraud.
December 16, 2020
Biden hits campaign trail in Georgia after top Republicans acknowledge his win
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Hours after speaking with Republican Senator Mitch McConnell and vowing to try to work together, President-elect Joe Biden urged Georgians on Tuesday to oust McConnell as majority leader by electing the two Democratic candidates in Jan. 5 Senate runoffs.
November 25, 2020
US senators urge Facebook, Twitter for tighter checks before Georgia runoff election
NEW YORK (Reuters) - US Senator Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday called on the heads of Facebook and Twitter for information on steps the social media firms are taking to prevent the spread of misinformation ahead of the runoff US Senate elections in Georgia.