A court convicts eleven Atlanta, Georgia teachers as part of a mass cheating scandal.
Eleven former school teachers and administrators are convicted of falsifying students' test scores in Atlanta, Georgia.
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- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams ends her campaign, acknowledging that Brian Kemp will be the next Governor of Georgia. In a speech at her election headquarters in Atlanta, Abrams emphasized that her statement was not a concession, and announced her intention to file a federal lawsuit against the state of Georgia for alleged mismanagement during the election.
- Campaigning ends and voting begins in the suburbs of Atlanta in the U.S. state of Georgia between Republican Karen Handel and Democratic Jon Ossoff, where Republican Handel wins the election by a narrow margin.
- Democratic candidates face off with Republican candidates in a primary for a U.S. House seat vacated by Tom Price, now Health and Human Services Secretary, in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.
- Voting takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, to elect a new Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Candidates include Sally Boynton Brown, Keith Ellison, Jehmu Greene and former United States Secretary of Labor Tom Perez.
- A Piper PA-32 plane crashes onto the motorway near DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, Atlanta, Georgia killing all four passengers. Interstate 285 is closed in both directions.