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Jill Nolin

Jill Nolin

Jill Nolin is the deputy editor of the Georgia Recorder, an affiliate of States Newsroom.

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

By: - January 6, 2021

A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting in the state’s high-stakes U.S. Senate runoffs, adding more than 1 million votes to the already 3 million cast before Tuesday. The nation watched as Georgia narrowly elected Democrat Raphael Warnock, making him […]

U.S. Senate runoffs: Was Biden win a fluke or has Georgia flipped to blue?

By: - November 27, 2020

November 23, 2020 Democrat Joe Biden flipped Georgia with a slim 13,000 vote lead, buoying the spirit of Democrats who have dubbed the state “Joe’gia” and angering President Donald Trump who continues to pursue legal challenges meant to overturn the results. But whether Biden’s win here represents anything more than a fluke fueled by Trump-weary […]

Civil Rights hero John Lewis changed America making ‘good trouble’

By: - July 18, 2020

Civil Rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis, who advocated for change through nonviolence, died late Friday night at the age of 80. The Georgia Democrat was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in late December. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed his death, saying the country had lost “one of the greatest heroes of […]