NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

IN LAST ELECTION BEFORE NOVEMBER, LOW VOTER TURNOUT IN GEORGIA

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – In the last election in Georgia before November, voter turnout was low. Although the results await full certification early next week, only 11.48% of the electorate voted in counties holding elections.“In Georgia, voters have unprecedented access to the polls with early voting opportunities and new technologies, such ... [Read More]

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECRETARIES OF STATE ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE AND TASK FORCE LEADERS FOR 2016 - 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), the nation's oldest nonpartisan professional organization for state officials, today announced its committee and task force leadership for the coming year. "We have recruited a team of dedicated state officials to build upon the association’s bipartisan record of success," noted ... [Read More]

RUN-OFF ELECTIONS IN 96 GEORGIA COUNTIES TOMORROW

ATLANTA, GA - Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds eligible Georgia voters to participate tomorrow in the July 26 General Primary and Nonpartisan Run-off Elections in 96 counties. Thus far, 117,700 Georgians have cast ... [Read More]

KEMP REMINDS VOTERS OF UPCOMING EARLY VOTING PERIOD, WARNS AGAINST BALLOT SELFIES

ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgia voters that the polls open Tuesday, July 5 for advance in-person voting leading up to the July 26 General Primary and Nonpartisan Run-off Elections. Secretary Kemp encourages all voters to take advantage of Georgia’s advance voting period, which also includes absentee voting by mail, in these upcoming July contests.“In Georgia, voters have ... [Read More]