Politics

File photo of voters participating in Sunday voting at the Adamsville Recreation Center
(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
October 04, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Election Day is in 33 days, and Fulton County Director of Registration and Elections Rick Barron says there's plenty to do ahead of November 6th. You can find out your voter status by going to the Secretary of State's Online Portal . The deadline to be registered to vote in the November election is...
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File photo of voters manning the polls at the Adamsville Recreation Center
(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
October 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
October 9th is the last day to register to vote to be able to participate in the November election. But, hundreds of thousands of Georgia may need to register again. You can go to the Secretary of State's Website to register or to check your voter status. Several Civil Rights groups are suing...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 03, 2018 - 1:30 pm
District 41 State Representative Candidate, DeAnna Harris stopped by Real Talk with Rashad Richey to answer tough questions about a previous news report that highlighted her "run-in" with law enforcement as a 19-year-old in Florida. She is now a public-servant hopeful, desiring to provide, in her...
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Lucy McBath is the Democratic nominee for the 6th District Congressional seat
(Photo courtesy of the Lucy McBath Campaign)
Maria Boynton
October 02, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Sixth District candidate for U.S. Congress Lucy McBath says "gun violence is so extreme, there are no safe places anymore." It was gun violence, the shooting death of her son Jordan Davis in 2012, that propelled McBath into politics. He was shot and killed by a man over loud music. "After Jordan...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 28, 2018 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain after a Republican senator called for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault...
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Courtesy Julien Virgin
September 28, 2018 - 12:30 am
Angela Rye and Janelle Monae visited Spelman College to encourage students to register to vote in the November primaries. As part of former First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative, When We All Vote, the two culture figures spoke to hundreds of HBCU students packed into historic Sisters Chapel on...
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Joel Caldwell (l) and Deborah Scott (m) with GA StandUp, and Hank Stewart (r), President of the Stewart Foundation, during voter registration event at the 5 Points MARTA station in Atlanta GA.
(Photo Credit: Patricia Crawford/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
September 25, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Did you know that every aspect of your life is impacted by your vote? According to NAACP Atlanta's Karen Rene, "even though people vote, they don't understand how it impacts their lives on a daily basis." That's part of the education that groups will deliver this fourth Tuesday in September,...
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(Photo Courtesy of the Stacey Abrams For Governor Campaign)
Maria Boynton
September 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Exactly 7 weeks until the Nov. 6 election, and Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams continues to reiterate "If we vote, we will win". Abrams pushes what she calls a "very robust" plan on criminal justice reform, which includes prison and sentencing reform, and police accountability...
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