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Trump encourages voting to combat ‘Democrat fraud’ on election eve in Georgia

By Emma Hurt and Christopher Alston, WABE
Jan 5, 2021

Speaking to thousands of people at an airport in Dalton, Ga., the night before Georgia’s high stakes Senate runoffs, President Donald Trump kept the conversation largely focused on the election he lost in November. “There’s no way we lost the election,” he said right off the bat. President-elect Joe Biden won Georgia

Ossoff Uses TikTok To Court Young Voters Crucial To Democrats’ Success

By Christopher Alston, 90.1 FM WABE
Dec 22, 2020

This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. With the help of online influencers, Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff is using social media

Democratic Organizers Focus On Black Voter Turnout Ahead Of Runoffs

By Christopher Alston, 90.1 FM WABE
Dec 21, 2020

This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. As analysts continue to debate the still emerging exit polls and voter data that will ultimately

Absentee ‘Rollover’ Voters Should Request Ballot For Special Elections

By Christopher Alston, WABE
Nov 25, 2020

After a record turnout in the November general election in Georgia, many voters are making a plan to vote in runoff elections in December and January. But those on the state’s “rollover” list already have part of the work taken care of. Georgians who are over the age of 65, members of the military or are physically