Jill Nolin

Jill Nolin

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

Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp

Abrams raises $22M in 2 months in cash rich Georgia rematch with Kemp

By: - July 8, 2022

ATLANTA – Democrat Stacey Abrams has leapt ahead of Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in campaign fundraising in their rematch contest, though she lags slightly behind Kemp in the polls. The former state House minority leader’s campaign released eye-popping campaign finance figures Friday that show she has raised a total of $21.8 million dollars in […]

Rich McCormick celebrates after winning the GOP runoff for Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

Trump loyalty not enough as former president’s grip slips in Georgia elections

By: - June 22, 2022

ATLANTA – Two Trump-backed congressional candidates came up far short in Tuesday’s runoff election, serving as further evidence of the former president’s waning influence in Georgia.   Former Democratic state Rep. Vernon Jones left the governor’s race to run for Congress in a deep red east Georgia district with former President Donald Trump’s blessing. Jones was […]

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 […]