Latest from Vanessa Williams

Rep. Nikema Williams replaced an icon and helped flip Ga. But she’s not done yet.

Williams and Georgia Democrats try to keep the blue streak going in Tuesday’s Senate runoffs.
  • Jan 5, 2021

Ahead of runoffs, civic groups in Georgia mount ambitious campaign to mobilize Black voters

More than a dozen groups across the state are trying to drive up turnout among the reliably Democratic bloc.
  • Jan 1, 2021

What 2020 taught us about race and class in America

The events of 2020 challenged and changed our individual and collective identities as Americans.
  • Jan 1, 2021

After criticism, Georgia’s Cobb County restores some early-voting sites for Senate runoffs

Elections officials in Georgia's third-most-populous county had come under fire for closing more than half of its advance voting sites for the crucial election.
  • Dec 9, 2020

Voting rights groups alarmed after Cobb County cuts half of its early-voting sites for Ga. Senate runoffs

Elections officials in Georgia's third-most-populous county reduced early-voting sites by half, raising concerns that Black and Latino voters will be disadvantaged.
  • Dec 7, 2020

Georgia voters elect Kwanza Hall as interim successor to the late John Lewis

As the winner of the special election runoff Tuesday, he will serve for just a few weeks, filling the remainder of Lewis’s term, which ends Jan. 3. Rep.-elect Nikema Williams won the seat last month.
  • Dec 2, 2020

In Georgia, get-out-the-vote operations that helped Biden win haven’t stopped

Democratic groups are already mobilizing voters ahead of the Jan. 5 runoffs for two Senate seats.
  • Nov 19, 2020
  • Post Reports

How we voted, and why

A look at how key groups voted in this election: from Latinos in Texas and the women who went for President Trump to the Black voters who pushed President-elect Joe Biden across the finish line.
  • Nov 18, 2020

Stacey Abrams garners praise from Democrats on the verge of achieving a long-held dream: Flipping Georgia

The work of the former gubernatorial candidate has fueled hopes on the left that the successes could extend to Senate runoffs.
  • Nov 6, 2020

Black voters could save Biden’s campaign once again

In states like Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia and Pennsylvania, mail-in and absentee ballots from Black voters could make the difference for the Democrat
  • Nov 4, 2020