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  Sarah Riggs Amico outlines her bid for US Senate

Chatham County in need of hundreds of poll workers for upcoming elections

In order to serve the thousands of voters expected at the polls this year, the Chatham County Board of Elections is in need of hundreds of poll workers.

  Chatham Co. Commissioner Ellis announces bid for chairman position

Another candidate has joined the race to become Chatham County Commission Chairman, a seat that’s up for grabs this fall.

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Deadline approaching for South Carolina presidential primary voter registration

The deadline to register to vote in the South Carolina presidential primary is Jan. 30.

  New voting machines arrive in Chatham County

More than 800 brand new voting machines arrived in Chatham County from Atlanta on Friday.

  S.C. preparing for Presidential Primary at the end of February

South Carolina is the fourth primary in the nation. It's the first in the south.

Ga. lawmakers will not vote on bill proposing incorporation of Chatham Co. islands

Two Georgia state lawmakers say they won’t move forward with a bill calling for a vote on incorporation of the Chatham County islands.

  Bryan County elections looking for more poll workers

As election season nears in Bryan County with the sheriff’s race in May, a “Secure the Vote” trailer will arrive in Richmond Hill and Pembroke on Friday.

  Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff outlines campaign for US Senate

Democrat Jon Ossoff is one of four vying to take on incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue. This week, Ossoff announced raising over $1 million in the final 3 months of 2019.

City council inaugurations happening Monday in Pooler, Garden City

Two more cities in the Coastal Empire will officially welcome new leadership on Monday, Jan. 6.

  Chatham County DA, commission chairman races add new candidates

Friday, two new names were entered into two big upcoming Chatham County political races for November.

Shirley Sessions sworn in as Tybee Island’s first female mayor

The new year brings a couple of changes to Tybee Island’s city council, including a new mayor.

  New Statesboro council members preparing to be sworn in

Statesboro will mark a milestone in five days. The city will swear-in it’s first female council members.

  Van Johnson sworn in as Savannah mayor during Emancipation Proclamation service

Van Johnson was sworn in Wednesday morning as the 67th mayor of Savannah ahead of Thursday’s inauguration for all of City Council.

  Tybee mayor-elect ready to get to work

The new year means a change in leadership on Tybee Island.

New voting machines being tested in Liberty County

The Secure the Vote trailer will be in Hinesville and Midway this Saturday.

  Last meeting for several Savannah City Council members

Savannah City Council's final meeting of the year is Thursday.

  Ga. Secretary of State stops in Savannah ahead of new voting machine rollout

Georgia’s Secretary of State made a stop in Savannah Wednesday ahead of next year’s rollout of new voting machines.

  Voters to see new voting system in 2020 elections

A new voting system will help improve election confidence for elections in 2020.

  City of Santa Claus swears in first female mayor

In Toombs County, the City of Santa Claus has its first woman mayor.

  SSU professor gives perspective on Savannah city council shakeup

A new mayor and seven of the eight alderman seats will have new representation. It’s a shakeup Savannah hasn’t seen in years.

  Van Johnson wins mayoral runoff in Savannah

All precincts are reporting for the race for Savannah’s Mayor and District 6 Alderman.

Richmond Hill, Guyton, Walthourville runoffs decided

Several area runoff elections have been decided by the voters.

Purtee ousts Thomas for District 6 seat

Kurtis Purtee mounted a comeback to knock two-decade incumbent Alderman Tony Thomas out of city council.

Savannah Mayor, District 6 Alderman to be decided in Tuesday’s Runoff Election

A lot of questions will be answered Tuesday night, including who will be leading the city of Savannah for the next 4 years.