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Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap is a reporter for the Georgia Recorder. He has covered government and politics for news outlets in Georgia and Tennessee for the past decade.

Georgia appeals court denies GOP state election chief’s bid to ban early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving

By: - November 22, 2022

Georgia’s Court of Appeals has rejected Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s attempt to keep Georgians from voting in the U.S. Senate runoff on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The appeals court on Monday evening blocked the state’s emergency motion to nullify a Fulton County judge’s order giving Georgia counties the option to open early voting […]

Biden pitches Senate rule change to safeguard voting rights

By: - January 11, 2022

President Joe Biden called for an end to the Senate filibuster during a visit to Atlanta’s Morehouse College campus, arguing Senate Democrats can push past GOP opposition now blocking major voting rights legislation. With the likelihood of Republican lawmakers pursuing more restrictive voting rules, not implementing meaningful federal protections sooner rather than later is a […]

U.S. Senate Democrats push voting rights bills, lambast Georgia election law

By: - July 19, 2021

If the rules in Georgia’s controversial 2021 voting overhaul were in place before last November’s historic U.S. Senate races were pushed to Jan. 5 runoffs, then 76,000 residents who cast their ballots would’ve been unable to register in time for the second round. A U.S. Senate committee gathered in downtown Atlanta Monday to hear how […]