Southern states see opportunity with regional 2016 presidential primary

...presidential primaries.Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is among those pushing...A spokeswoman for Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler said he's aware...or March 8, 2016. Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett said he would support...

Editorial: False equivalence

...bring their bloody carnage to an end.A police officer injured in the melee later died from his wounds.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday denounced the murder of the four worshipers ? three dual U.S.-Israeli citizens and a Briton...

Courthouse photos show Georgia's true image

...I was challenged by former Secretary of State Ben Fortson to photograph every...afternoon in the mid-1970s, the secretary of state and I concocted plans for a...Fortson's successor said the Secretary of State's Office needed to be more...

Advocacy groups question Georgia elections officials after voters face hassles at polls

...elections officials weren't doing their jobs. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has said forms from every eligible voter...said in a statement.Early in the day, a Georgia Secretary of State voter information Web site plagued with technical...

2014 Election Night Updates

...to 41 percent. Casey Cagle is in command for the Lieutenant Governor seat, and Brian Kemp has a big lead in the Secretary of State race. The Republicans are in control.David Perdue has crossed 1 million votes, leading Michelle Nunn 57 percent...

Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...Election Day ran into some glitches in various places around the state. If they wanted to look up where to vote, the Secretary of State's website with the information was down for much of the morning. Some precincts had long lines due to county officials...

Election Day to decide many area races, hotly contested issues

...from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; precinct locations can be found by calling (866) OUR-VOTE or visiting the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page or the South Carolina State Election Commission Precinct Finder site.

South Carolina voters to consider 2 constitutional questions on Tuesday's ballot

...is set at $100. The total value of prizes is capped at $250,000 per raffle.Nonprofits registered with the secretary of state could hold up to four raffles a year. Nonprofits that raffle off a non-cash prize worth less than $500 wouldn't...

Not many surprises expected in South Carolina elections

...Vincent Sheheen. Haley won by 60,000 votes, or slightly more than 4 percentage points in 2010.DOWN THE BALLOT: Secretary of State Mark Hammond is in an unexpectedly tough fight with Democrat Ginny Deerin. Deerin has pointed out what she calls...

Early voting ends today

Today is the Georgia deadline for early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp says Georgians looking to vote early must submit their ballots by 7 p.m. on Friday. Kemp says voters can find information...