Long line greets Ware poll workers in only Southeast Georgia county to offer early voting Saturday in runoff
Ware County is among the more than 20 Georgia counties allowing residents to vote as early as Saturday. It is the only Southeast Georgia county that started early voting this weekend.
New state voter fraud units finding few cases from midterms
State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems.
New state voter fraud units finding few cases from midterms
State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems. Florida, Georgia and Virginia created special state-level units after the 2020 election, all pushed by Republican governors, attorneys general or legislatures. “I am not aware of any significant detection of fraud on Election Day, but that’s not surprising,” said Paul Smith, senior vice president of the Campaign Legal Center.news.yahoo.com
EXCLUSIVE: Former Warnock opponent implores high turnout in Georgia Senate runoff to propel Walker to victory
In an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, former Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler urged Georgians to turn out in high numbers to propel Herschel Walker to victory.foxnews.com
'GEORGIA MATTERS': Ted Cruz issues warning over possible Warnock victory, says Dem lies about voting record
In an interview with Fox News Digital, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, warned Americans about what could happen with a Democrat Senate majority should Warnock win the Georgia runoff.foxnews.com
Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker set to receive 2022 tax exemption on Texas home meant for a 'principal residence': report
An official in the Tarrant County tax assessor office told the KFile that Walker used the tax exemption in both 2021 and 2022 for his Texas home.news.yahoo.com
Republicans try to stop Saturday voting in Georgia runoff
Republican groups have filed an appeal with Georgia's highest court in an attempt to prohibit early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.cbsnews.com
US Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned in Georgia election probe
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham testified Tuesday before a special grand jury that's investigating whether President Donald Trump and others illegally meddled in the 2020 election in Georgia. The South Carolina Republican's appearance before the panel came after a drawn-out legal fight that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court as Graham tried to avoid testifying. The courts rejected his assertion but did rule that prosecutors and grand jurors could not ask him about protected legislative activity.news.yahoo.com
3 Camden County Sheriff’s Office employees arrested, charged in inmate’s beating
Following an investigation that involved the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday announced the arrests of three employees they said were involved in the beating of a 41-year-old inmate inside the county jail.
Georgia authorities arrest mother of still-missing toddler
The mother of a toddler reported missing Oct. 5 in Georgia has been arrested in connection with the child's disappearance and presumed death, authorities said Monday. The Chatham County Police Department in a post on Twitter said officers had arrested Leilani Simon, 22, on a charge of murder involving 20-month-old Quinton Simon. The notice said Simon was transported to the Chatham County Detention Center where she will await a bond hearing.news.yahoo.com
Georgia court declines to halt Saturday early runoff voting
A Georgia appeals court ruling on Monday means that counties can offer early voting this coming Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. The Court of Appeals declined a request by the state to stay a lower court's ruling that said state law allows early voting that day. Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger had told county election officials that early voting could not be held that day because state law says it is illegal on a Saturday if there is a holiday on the Thursday or Friday preceding it.news.yahoo.com
Officials: Georgia audit confirms secretary of state winner
A hand count of random batches of votes in Georgia's recent election for secretary of state has confirmed Republican Brad Raffensperger's victory, state election officials said. The audit — required by state law — turned up a small difference in votes from the machine count used during the election, but the difference was well within the expected margin of error, the Secretary of State's office announced Friday. "This audit shows that our system works and that our county election officials conducted a secure, accurate election,” Raffensperger said in a statement.news.yahoo.com
Photo taken at Asian restaurant in Georgia captures child being taught racist gesture
A photo of a college student dining at an Asian restaurant in Georgia has gone viral on social media due to a racist photobomb captured in the background. Rebekah Lee, a 19-year-old student at Emory College of Arts & Sciences, was dining at the restaurant Ton-Ton Ramen at Ponce City Market in Atlanta on Saturday when she had her photo taken shortly after her food arrived. A woman was also captured in the background of the photo seemingly teaching a young girl how to pull her eyes back in a squint, appearing to mock Asian eyes.news.yahoo.com
Attorney’s demand arrest in jail detainee beating
Attorneys for a Georgia jail detainee recorded by security cameras being punched by guards repeatedly in the head and neck called Wednesday for the deputies to be fired and arrested, insisting the videos show the violence was unjustified. (Nov.17)news.yahoo.com
Herschel Walker Fact Check: Can Werewolves Kill Vampires?
Herschel Walker, in his campaign for the Georgia Senate runoff, decided at a rally in McDonough, Georgia, on Wednesday to address an age-old question: Can werewolves kill vampires? It’s probably not relevant to his governing aspirations, but I’m here for it. We all want to know! Let’s hear the argument.news.yahoo.com
Judge says Michael Flynn must testify in Ga. election probe
A Florida judge has ruled that former national security adviser Michael Flynn must testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that’s looking into whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.
Democrats sue for Saturday voting in Georgia Senate runoff
U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock’s campaign and Democratic groups are suing the state of Georgia to overturn guidance by Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger that counties can’t offer Saturday voting ahead of next month’s Senate runoff election.
Your Voice Matters: Midterm election results, how did we do?
The 2022 midterm election on November 8 brought us a lot of key races -- Florida governor, Georgia governor, Florida senator, Georgia senator, Jacksonville sheriff. News4JAX sent news teams all over the state and to Atlanta to bring you the candidate speeches and results.
Attorneys call for criminal investigation after video shows man beaten by Camden County Detention Center deputies
Lawyers representing a 41-year-old man, who they say is seen on video being beaten by deputies at the Camden County Detention Center, are calling for a criminal investigation, according to a news release from an attorney who represents him.
Flight diverted after person made threats with a box cutter
A commercial flight from Cincinnati to Tampa was diverted to Atlanta after a disruptive passenger was seen with a box cutter. The Frontier Airlines flight made an unplanned landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Friday night.
Flooding at times of High Tide, drier weekend ahead
Areas of light rain continue across southeast Georgia while most of northeast Florida dries under cloudy skies. Our main hazard today and through the weekend will be flooding at times of high tide along our area rivers, the intercoastal and the Atlantic.
Judge orders Gingrich to testify in Georgia election probe
A judge has ordered former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that's investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and Republican allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.
Warnock, Walker in tight race in Georgia; runoff possible
Sen. Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger Herschel Walker were locked in a tight race night in Georgia as elections officials continued to count ballots in the state that determined partisan control of the Senate nearly two years ago and could do so again in these midterm elections.
Was Donald Trump the biggest loser on election night? 3 takeaways from red wave that wasn’t
Results are still being finalized in key congressional and state legislature races across the country, but one thing that became clear overnight is that the 2022 midterm elections were not the red wave of Republican wins many pundits forecasted.
Watch Here: News4JAX 2022 Election Special
News4JAX had a team of reporters on the scene throughout various counties in Florida and Georgia covering the candidates hoping to win their races. Anchor’s Kent Justice, Mary Baer, and Tom Wills also sat down at a roundtable with other political experts to give insight on the midterm election.
2 from Jacksonville indicted in south Georgia drug trafficking conspiracy
Two people from Jacksonville and one from Gainesville were among nearly three dozen indicted for their involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy centered in south Georgia and reaching into the Caribbean, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday.