Voter information for the June 9 primary in Georgia

Learn more about the candidates and issues on the ballot in metro Atlanta
People stand in line to vote at the South Fulton Service Center early on Friday morning, May 22, 2020. STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

People stand in line to vote at the South Fulton Service Center early on Friday morning, May 22, 2020. STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Reporters for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution have been covering the candidates running for office in metro Atlanta counties, statewide elections and congressional races.

Here are details and links for articles that can help voters make choices in the June 9 primary, which combines the presidential primary and the general Georgia primary.

The presidential vote was postponed from March. The general primary was postponed from May. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, election officials have encouraged voting by absentee ballot.

Georgia's primary: How to vote in person during this  unprecedented election. Now that the election is finally underway, here's what voters need to know. Read more.

What you need to know to vote by mail in Georgia's primary. With record numbers of Georgia voters planning to vote by mail, the state's June 9 primary will be very different from prior elections. Read more.

> RELATED: Where to find ballot drop boxes for absentee ballots

Voters guide for June 9 primary and general election. A guide for voters from the AJC for the June 9 Georgia primary, including information about U.S. Senate, Congress, the Georgia Legislature and other races on the ballot in metro Atlanta and Georgia. Read more.

School board elections to shape future of Georgia's 5 biggest districts. Each of the boards that govern the Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett and Clayton school systems has contested races in the June 9 election. Read more.

5 metro Atlanta legislative primaries to watch this election day. Some are seeking positions in districts without an incumbent for the first time in years. In other districts, candidates are challenging longtime legislators. Here are five local legislative primaries to watch on June 9. Read more.

Georgia 2020: Where U.S. Senate Democratic candidates stand on the issues. The AJC sent this survey to all candidates in the Senate race. The candidates who are the top three in terms of fundraising and endorsements are the ones who responded. Read more.

Two Georgia Supreme Court justices face election competition. State Supreme Court justices rarely face opposition, and there's a good reason why: No sitting justice in the history of the 175-year-old court has ever been defeated when running for election. This year, Justices Charles Bethel and Sarah Warren are facing opposition and trying to keep that streak intact. Read more.

Voters to decide local races in metro Atlanta on June 9. Here is a look at some of the key contested races in metro Atlanta. Read more.

Explainer: What are ballot questions? Democratic and Republican ballots in the June 9 Georgia primary each feature a list of policy questions this year. The answers will not change local or state law. Read more.

Congress: Where candidates for 7th District stand on the issues. Here are guides from Democratic candidates and Republican candidates.

Fulton D.A. Paul Howard seeks seventh term amid controversy. His seventh campaign is proving to be his most challenging. Challenger Fani Willis, Howard's former chief deputy, has raised more money and racked up key endorsements from the Atlanta Police Union, Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore and former Atlanta City Council member Mary Norwood, now chairwoman of the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods. Read more.

In House District 39 race, lawmaker touts record, opponent questions judgment. Primary opposition is nothing new for state Rep. Erica Thomas, a Mableton Democrat running for her fourth term. She's faced an opponent in every House District 39 race since she first was elected in 2014. Read more

Familiar faces in four-way primary for Atlanta-based state House race. The race for an open seat in House District 57 has drawn some familiar political faces in former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Evans and former Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan. Read more.

Ten people hoping to replace Keith McBrayer as Henry County sheriff.  A look at the candidates hoping to fill the shoes of Keith McBrayer, who is retiring at the end of the year as Henry County Sheriff. Read more.

Fayette sheriff, three of five school board members on primary ballot. Fayette County residents will vote on several offices in the upcoming June primary, including whether to stick with the current sheriff, members of the County Commission and the school board. Read more.

DeKalb sheriff candidates make their case to voters in crowded race. Eight people running for DeKalb County sheriff on told voters why they would be the right person for the job. This vote was originally scheduled in March. Read more.

June primary shines light on Democratic challengers to Cobb sheriff. Three Democratic challengers are vying in the June 9 primary to face off against incumbent Cobb Sheriff Neil Warren, a Republican, in November. Read more.


The AJC will provide election results online and in print. The primary will be held on June 9.