Monday February 6th, 2023 8:22PM

Registered Hispanic voters in Hall up by 56%

By by Ken Stanford
ATLANTA - A new report says the number of Hispanic voters registered in Hall County jumped more than 56 percent in the first eleven months of the year.

The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) says Gwinnett County led the way in Georgia as the raw number of registered Hispanic voters there increased by 3,000 - or 135 percent.

The statewide numbers show an increase of 75 percent.

The 56 percent increase in Hall County was coupled with a jump of nearly 10 percent in the number of overall registered voters. The number of blacks registered to vote is up 13.58%; the number of whites increased 8.91%; and, the number of Asians registered to vote in Hall County increased by 94.63% between January 1 and December 1 this year.

Elsewhere in the immediate Hall County area, the number of registered Hispanics in Lumpkin County is up 43.75%; Dawson County, 114%; Forsyth, 59.46%; Habersham, 49.18%; Jackson, 57.38%; Banks, 72.73%; Barrow, 106%; and, White, 47%.
© Copyright 2023
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Lookout for suspects in Arcade home invasion
The Arcade Police Department is investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon.
9:31PM ( 17 years ago )
Former Gainesville city manager resigns Jackson County post
Jackson County Manager Al Crace - a former Gainesville city manager - has resigned his post in order to start his own private consulting company.
9:29PM ( 17 years ago )
NE Georgia prosecutor arrested
A Rabun County man, used to prosecuting criminals, now finds himself facing drug charges.
9:29PM ( 17 years ago )
Local/State News
Complete list of candidates on ballot for May 24 primaries
A complete list of qualified candidates for the May 24 primary elections
By AccessWDUN staff
11:59PM ( 6 days from now )
Police arrest second suspect in fatal Feb. Lawrenceville shooting
The Gwinnett County Police Department has arrested a second suspect in the February shooting death of a man in Lawrenceville.
By AccessWDUN Staff
4:09PM ( 10 hours ago )
Oakwood Police Department hiring police officers
The Oakwood Police Department has released a flyer stating they are currently searching for police officers to expand their mission.
By AccessWDUN Staff
2:59PM ( 11 hours ago )
US, China officials meet on Chinese support for Russia
Top advisers to Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping have met in Rome to discuss China’s reported support for Russia in its invasion of Ukraine — even as the Kremlin denies reports that it has requested Chinese military equipment to use in the war
1:31PM ( 12 hours ago )
Winder man arrested for the burglaries of three local businesses
Since November of last year, police have been searching for the person responsible for several smash-and-grab burglaries.
8:13AM ( 18 hours ago )