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The Joan P. Gardner library in Fulton County will be one of the early voting sites open on Saturday, Nov. 26, ahead of the Dec. 6 runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against Republican Party attempts to block local election officials from conducting early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving. (John McCosh/Georgia Recorder)

Georgians can start voting Saturday with state Supreme Court ruling in Warnock lawsuit

BY: - November 23, 2022

Early voting is set to take place in more than a dozen Georgia counties both days on Thanksgiving weekend after the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt by Republican groups to block the polls from opening on Saturday for the runoff for the U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court justices unanimously denied the […]

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (from left): Democratic Reps.-elect Robert Garcia, Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, Greg Casar, Gabe Vasquez, Andrea Salinas, Maxwell Alejandro Frost, Yadira Caraveo, Delia Ramirez, Rob Menendez. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus welcomes new House members, reflects on Latino vote

BY: - November 21, 2022

The campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus welcomed the highest number of Democratic Latino lawmakers elected to Congress, during a Friday event at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. CHC BOLD PAC chair, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona, said continuing to reach out to Latino communities and young voters will be key to […]

U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia (R-CA) won reelection and helped clinch the U.S. House Majority for the Republican Party. In this 2020 photo he is joined by fellow House Republicans while introducing their proposed legislative agenda.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans win control of the U.S. House with 218th seat

BY: - November 16, 2022

Republicans clinched a majority in the U.S. House on Wednesday night after a Republican won reelection to a California seat that put the GOP over the top, according to Associated Press projections. Though not as decisive a victory as GOP leaders had hoped, Republican candidates flipped key seats in New York, Virginia, Oregon and Arizona […]

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Nonprofit offers Spanish translation services, voter hotline during election

BY: - November 4, 2022

Immigrant advocacy group Arkansas United is providing translation services and assistance for Spanish-speaking voters during this year’s 2022 General Election. Arkansas United will host a “Party at the Polls” on Nov. 5 where the statewide nonprofit will have translators available at early voting locations in Benton, Washington and Pulaski Counties to assist Spanish-speaking voters. “Due […]

A super PAC aligned with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is spending record amounts in support of GOP candidates in five key states. McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, is seen here at the top of an escalator followed by Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton in September 2022. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell-aligned super PAC pours record advertising cash into U.S. Senate races

BY: - November 4, 2022

WASHINGTON — The super PAC aligned with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has spent a record amount advertising for GOP Senate candidates this cycle, according to AdImpact.  The Senate Leadership Fund has “become the highest-spending advertiser” AdImpact, started in 2014, has ever reported on, according to data it released Thursday. The […]

Rep. David Whitaker speaks to a crowd of supporters during Farmington campaign event

ON THE TRAIL: Democrat David Whitaker wants to tweak Medicaid expansion

BY: - October 13, 2022

Incumbent state Rep. David Whitaker, a Democrat, faces Republican Brian Hester in the race to fill the newly created House District 22. You can find a story about Hester here.  FARMINGTON — Three weeks before the start of early voting, Rep. David Whitaker (D-Fayetteville) called this part of his re-election campaign the chute. Much like […]