You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

Little uncertainty among voters as Georgia special election nears end


Early voting in the northern Atlanta suburbs has been underway since March 27 in a steady if uneven stream, raising expectations of a better than average turnout for the 6th Congressional District special election.

Both major parties have pulled out all the stops in a ramped-up effort to get people to the polls.

Now, with less than a week to go before Election Day, it’s working well enough that some voters are showing up not realizing they don’t live in the district.

Read our full premium story to find out what issues voters are most worried about and why they decided to come out.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Georgia Politics

AJC Watchdog: DC lawyers, liberal groups push 6th District lawsuit
AJC Watchdog: DC lawyers, liberal groups push 6th District lawsuit

With the nation’s most closely watched congressional race headed to a runoff in June, a D.C.-based voting rights advocacy group is pressing in federal court to reopen voter registration. It is the latest legal maneuver for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law. The non-profit law firm dates back to the Kennedy administration...
Karen Handel embraces Donald Trump ahead of 6th District runoff
Karen Handel embraces Donald Trump ahead of 6th District runoff

Republican Karen Handel has wholeheartedly embraced President Donald Trump ahead of a June matchup against a surging Democrat, securing financial help for her costly campaign but also embarking on potentially treacherous political ground in a district that was skeptical of him. But after landing a spot in the June 20 runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff...
From Georgia power broker to prison; ex-Sen. Charles Walker’s comeback
From Georgia power broker to prison; ex-Sen. Charles Walker’s comeback

Nicknamed “The Hammer,” Charles Walker was a share-cropper’s son turned millionaire Augusta businessman who rose to become the Georgia Senate’s only African-American majority leader. But the feds came after him hard in the mid-2000s, and he was convicted on mail fraud and other charges and sentenced to a decade in...
Early voting for Senate District 32 race begins May 6 in Sandy Springs
Early voting for Senate District 32 race begins May 6 in Sandy Springs

Voters in north Fulton County will be able to cast ballots as early as May 6 for the runoff election to fill Judson Hill’s state Senate seat. The North Fulton Service Center at 7741 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs will be home to the lone early voting polling place for the District 32 election. Early voting will be available Saturday, May 6 through...
Deal signs bill to increase Georgia’s hunting, fishing license fees
Deal signs bill to increase Georgia’s hunting, fishing license fees

Georgia wildlife officials expect to soon be able to hire dozens of rangers and make other improvements to public sites across the state after Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday the state’s first increase in hunting and fishing fees in 25 years. House Bill 208, sponsored by state Rep. Trey Rhodes, R-Greensboro, represents a big...
More Stories