What races will be on your ballot in Southeast Georgia?
While multiple races will appear on every voter’s ballot, Georgia’s biggest prize -- and intrigue -- this election year are the state’s two U.S. Senate seats. Georgia Public Service CommissionSeats on northern and southern districts of the Public Service Commission are on this year’s ballot. BRANTLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, POST 2: Harold Herndon won in the Republican primary and has no opponent in the general election. Robert Phillips won the job in the Republican primary as no Democrats are running for the job. GLYNN COUNTY CORONER: Incumbent Republican Marck Neu is the only candidate listed on the ballot for this office.
Mail-in ballots surpass early voting numbers in Duval County
This year is like no other because of the coronavirus pandemic, and mail-in ballots are playing a key role. Penny Janson is one of nearly 97,500 voters in Duval County who had already cast a ballot as of 2:40 p.m. Monday. As of Monday afternoon, more than 54,000 voters had done the same thing in Duval County, with mail-in ballots surpassing the number of people who voted early in-person (more than 43,400). After early voting, which ended Sunday, and with mail-in ballots that have arrived, turnout was just over 15% as of Monday afternoon. Hogan said people can drop off mail-in ballots at their office downtown at 105 East Monroe Street until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Who won, who advanced and what we learned in Georgia’s Primary
The state’s primary election twice delayed by the coronavirus pandemic finally happened Tuesday. Raffensperger, minimizing problems that were documented in other counties including Chatham, promised investigations of Fulton’s and DeKalb’s handling of the primary. The Republican speaker of Georgia’s state legislature, meanwhile, called for an investigation of the entire primary process, singling out Fulton County as "particularly” troubling. In Brantley County, incumbent Sheriff Len Davis easily won re-election over fellow Republican Philips Popwell and there is no Democratic challenger. See full results of all the statewide and Southeast Georgia races: Congressional, legislative and statewide races | Brantley County | Camden County | Charlton County | Glynn County | Pierce County | Ware County | Statewide party ballot questions
What races on the ballot in the Georgia Primary?
Georgia seats in the U.S. SenateThe biggest prize -- and intrigue -- in this election year in Georgia are the state’s two seats in the U.S. Senate. Southeast Georgia state House districtsState House District 167District includes northern Glynn County and all of McIntosh County. GLYNN COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 1: Incumbent Michael Floyd Browning is being challenged by fellow Republican Samuel Tostensen. WARE COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4: Incumbent Steve Bernard Sr. is being challenged by fellow Republican Jimmy Carter. Primary information from the Elections Division of the Georgia Secretary of State, augmented by other research by News4Jax.
Will Florida voters seal the deal for the Democratic presidential nominee?
Former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders are the two remaining candidates. “Joe Biden coming out with winning 10 states out of 14 -- no one saw coming. The survey found 61% of likely Florida voters support Biden. Bernie Sanders only had the support of 12% of likely Florida voters. A St. Pete Polls survey from February 27 showed Biden with 34% of likely Florida voters, Bloomberg with 25% support and Sanders with 13% support.
Did you vote early and your candidate of choice has since dropped out? In Florida, you’re out of luck
Many people in Florida opted in for early voting, possibly to skip the long lines on primary day or for a whole slew of other reasons. But what are you supposed to do if you voted early for a candidate who has already dropped out -- before Florida’s primary on March 17? And anyone who votes for that person will have his or her vote count -- as in, a vote for that candidate. Many states follow this same rule, but there are a few places that will let you have a re-do if your candidate dropped out before the primary. As you can see from this primary alone, many candidates drop out right before or directly after the juggernaut primary day.
Better late than never? There’s still time to make a plan, get to the polls -- even at the last minute
Click or tap here for deadlines in each state to register for the primary election and the general election in November. This is where you really want to start familiarizing yourself with your state’s Secretary of State or Department of State website. People can be eligible to vote by mail if they are:Going to be away from their county on Election Day and during early voting. Absentee/mail-in ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots from voters overseas must be received by the fifth day after Election Day, while ballots from members of the armed forced must be received by the sixth day after Election Day.
Campaign crystal ball: Is the Democratic primary effectively over?
Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal, Jamelle Bouie of Slate Magazine, Ben Domenech of the Federalist, and Democratic strategist David Axelrod take a close look at the Democratic race toward the presidency. Will Hillary Clinton seal the nomination on Super Tuesday?cbsnews.com
How did Cantor lose the primary? Bob Schieffer weighs in
How did Cantor lose the primary? Bob Schieffer weighs in Chief Washington correspondent and host of "Face the Nation" Bob Schieffer talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about Eric Cantor's stunning loss in the Virginia GOP primary to Tea Party challenger, Dave Brat, and what it means for the rest of the campaign season.cbsnews.com