Tensions high between Kemp and Abrams teams as Georgia awaits final vote count in governor’s race

Federal judge delays certification of Georgia election results, citing concerns over provisional ballots

Stacey Abrams, still hoping to force a runoff in Georgia governor’s race, files a new lawsuit

Republican Brian Kemp says there aren’t enough outstanding votes to change the outcome, but Abrams has yet to concede.

Georgia’s Lucy McBath, an anti-gun violence activist who was just elected to Congress, responds to Calif. shooting

On the day that her opponent conceded the hard-ought race, McBath said the shooting in the bar in Southern California is a reminder of losing her own son to gun violence — and why he ran for Congress.

Obama urges Georgians to reject GOP ‘lies’ by voting for Abrams and other Democrats

The former president told supporters at an Atlanta rally that Stacey Abrams is “the most experienced, the most qualified candidate” for Georgia governor.

Kemp, Abrams blame each other after final debate in tight Georgia governor’s race is canceled

Republican Brian Kemp withdrew after President Trump announced this week that he would host a rally on the same day as the long-scheduled debate. Democrat Stacey Abrams declined a proposed alternative, citing previous engagements.

For black women in Georgia backing Stacey Abrams, a chance to break ‘the ceiling on top of the glass ceiling’

The loyal Democratic voter group goes all out for the party’s gubernatorial nominee, who could become the nation’s first elected black female governor.

Georgia gubernatorial candidates draw contrasts but little fire in first debate

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp tangled over voting rights, Medicaid expansion and personal finances.

Groups work to energize black voters in key midterm contests

Increased turnout among African Americans, who are the Democratic Party’s most reliable voters, could make the difference in some close races.

Stacey Abrams urges a massive turnout to fight what she says is voter suppression in Georgia

Abrams urged her supporters to push back against restrictive policies by turning out in record numbers as early voting begins in the tight Georgia governor’s race.

Stacey Abrams urges a massive turnout to fight what she says is voter suppression in Georgia

Andrew Gillum is running in Florida on his ‘lived experience’

He is one of two African Americans seeking a governorship in the South in November.

Andrew Gillum is running in Florida on his ‘lived experience’

He is one of two African Americans seeking a governorship in the South in November.

Florida candidate for governor Andrew Gillum hopes to join other politicians of color on November ballots

If he gets the Democratic Party’s nod, the Tallahassee mayor would be the first African American to win a major-party nomination for governor in the state.

Ill-fated plan to close polling places in Georgia county recalled lingering prejudice

Majority-black Georgia county fires consultant who wants to close two-thirds of its polling places

The move comes ahead of a scheduled Friday vote on a plan that has angered voting rights activists.

Georgia voting rights activists move to block a plan to close two-thirds of polling places in a majority black county

The proposal affecting a majority-black area has raised suspicions of voter suppression.

Georgia groups call on GOP gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp to step down as the state’s elections chief

Although Brian Kemp is not required to step down as secretary of state, activists say it poses an ethical dilemma for him to be a candidate and overseer of the gubernatorial election.

Democrats choose nominees for two Georgia districts they hope will be competitive in November

The primary runoffs Tuesday will choose candidates in Atlanta suburban districts with changing demographics.

After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset in N.Y., can Ayanna Pressley pull off a repeat in Massachusetts?

In the same way that Ocasio-Cortez defied the odds to defeat 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley in New York Tuesday, Pressley is looking to defeat longtime Rep. Michael Capuano in the September primary.