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Republican Congressman Barry Loudermilk with voters in 2014.  BRANT SANDERLIN /BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

All of Georgia’s congressmen appear poised for reelection

9:04 pm Nov. 8, 2016

All of Georgia’s members of the House of Representatives appear poised to return to Congress in 2017, according to early election returns.

Few of the 13 House incumbents on the ballot today — Republican or Democrat — faced competitive challengers and all appeared to have punched their tickets back to Washington as of 11 p.m. The only race that had yet to be called at that point was Lawrenceville Republican Rob Woodall’s in the 7th District

Rep. John Lewis. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

John Lewis, young Democrats, to march for early voting

6:37 pm Oct. 14, 2016

U.S. Rep. John Lewis is no stranger to marching. 

The Atlanta Democrat on Monday will help teach millennials how it’s done as he and other elected officials lead a march through downtown Atlanta to mark the beginning of early voting.

Monday is the first day Georgian voters can cast in-person early ballots.

Lewis, Fulton County Chairman John Eaves and state Rep. Park Cannon, D-Atlanta, will lead young Democrats on a march from

John Lewis featured in Hillary Clinton video, ‘New America’

2:32 pm Oct. 7, 2016

U.S. Rep. John Lewis gives an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton in a new video the campaign plans to blast nationally online and on social media.

“When Hillary Clinton becomes president of the United States it will be another trip down a very long road,” Lewis says in the spot. “She’s smart, she’s gifted. She is a leader. She is a fighter for what is right, what is fair, and what is just.”

The

November 5, 2013 Atlanta: Atlanta City Council Post 2 At-Large  candidate, Mary Norwood cheers with supporters at her campaign headquarters Tuesday November 5, 2013. Norwood is trying to reclaim her post after leaving the position to run for mayor, losing by just over 700 votes in a 2009 run-off.  BRANT SANDERLIN /BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Mary Norwood mulls return to Atlanta mayoral fray

8:56 am Sep. 22, 2016

This year’s election circus may be coming to an end in 46 days (who’s counting?), but Atlanta’s 2017 mayoral race continues to heat up, with yet another candidate mulling a bid to replace the outgoing Kasim