UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
by Everett Catts
July 22, 2014 09:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 11:29 P.M. WITH LATE RESULTS) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s primary runoff election and won in Cobb and Fulton counties. It is one of eight races, including five local ones, on the ballot. With 362 of 365 Fulton County precincts reporting, Perdue won with 54.8 percent. In Cobb County, with all 145 precincts reporting, Perdue had the advantage with 53.7 percent. Statewide, with 154 of 159 counties r...
Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 565044 views | 0 0 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?