Election News
Johnson, McCleary, Price seek District 48 seat
After the May 1 death of state Rep. Harry Geisinger of Roswell, his vacant House seat has left candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price vying for the post in the July 14 special elec...
July 01, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting for District 80 special election starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Friday announced it will host early voting for the July 14 District 80 state House special election Monday through July 10. Eligible Fulto...
June 19, 2015 06:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
As of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the lead in the House District 55 race. Shelitha R. Robertson and Mari...
June 16, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fitzgerald front-runner in House 55 race
As of 8 p.m., Michael B. Fitzgerald is leading in the House District 55 race with 31.3 percent of the vote in its 24 precincts. Out of 492 votes cast, he earned 154. Alysia Brown has 4.27 percent, ...
June 16, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls closed in District 55
Polls are now closed in House District 55 in the six-way race for the seat resigned by Tyrone Brooks Sr. Alysia Brown, John F. Guest Jr., Marie Robinson Metze, Michael B. Fitzgerald, Raghu R. Raju ...
June 16, 2015 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven council appoints Williams mayor to replace Davis
District 1 Brookhaven City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Rebecca Chase Williams accepted her appointment as the city’s new mayor following the resignation of Mayor J. Max Davis. “I really look for...
June 10, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyrone Brooks Jr. disqualified from District 55 race
The Secretary of State adopted the ruling of an administrative law judge finding that state House District 55 candidate, Tyrone Brooks Jr., fails to meet candidate qualifications for the June 16 sp...
June 09, 2015 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven vie for Fulton County's House District 55 seat
With six Democrats and one nonpartisan candidate in the running to fill Tyrone Brooks Sr.’s District 55 seat in the state House of Representatives, Tuesday’s election will most likely result in a r...
June 08, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four candidates qualify for District 80 House election
Four candidates have qualified for the July 14 special election to replace District 80 State Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven. Jacobs, who has represented the district for more than a decade, is vaca...
June 04, 2015 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arkansas joins Georgia, others in ‘SEC’ primary
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Monday announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Friday signed legislation that set the 2016 presidential preference primary for March 1. Arkansas joins Alabama...
June 01, 2015 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davis announces bid to run for District 80 seat
Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis last week announced his intention to run in the July 14 special election for Georgia House District 80. Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven, has represented the district fo...
May 28, 2015 10:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb announces special election for District 5 vacancy
The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections announces that a special election to fill the vacancy in commission District 5 as the result of the resignation of Lee May will be June 16. Candidate ...
May 14, 2015 07:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates throw hats in ring for House District 55 seat
Seven candidates will be on the ballot June 16 for the special election to fill the House of Representatives’ District 55 seat. It was relinquished April 9 by incumbent Tyrone Brooks Sr. in a lette...
May 04, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove to hold special election June 16
Locust Grove City Clerk Tracey Sullivan issued this notice April 20: Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. #21-2-540, a special election shall be held in the city of Locust Grove...
April 23, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 state House seat up for grabs June 16
The office of Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sent notice today a special election will be held June 16 to fill the vacancy in District 55 of the Georgia House of Representatives created by t...
April 22, 2015 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gay triumphant in College Park runoff
College Park reported unofficial results in the Ward 4 city council runoff between Ron Fears and Roderick Gay. Gay outpaced Fears 200 to 187, or 52 percent to 48 percent, in unofficial results, wit...
April 14, 2015 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls closed in College Park
College Park Ward 4 polls at the Sid Truitt Senior Center and the Godby Road Community Building, where voters have been casting ballots for city councilman in the runoff between Ron Fears and Roder...
April 14, 2015 06:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park special election runoff is Tuesday
Voters in College Park will return to the polls Tuesday to make a final decision on who will fill the unexpired term of late Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died Nov. 4. Candida...
April 13, 2015 06:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park candidates talk runoff plans for April 14
Voters in College Park will return to the polls April 14 to decide who will fill the unexpired term of late Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died Nov. 4. Candidates Ron Fears and...
March 25, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Republican Party elects officers
The Fulton County Republican Party elected its officers to two-year terms during its convention March 14 at the Roswell Recreation Center. Party delegates cast ballots on 15 positions, starting wit...
March 25, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Fulton officials react to infrastructure bond vote
Atlanta and Fulton County officials Wednesday reacted to Tuesday’s “yes” vote in the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $250 million infrastructure bond referendum. The bond, which will help pay for an est...
March 18, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park approves Freeport referendum
Citywide election results regarding Freeport tax exemptions for unfinished, unshipped and unsold manufactured goods, authorizing the city of College Park to eliminate property taxes on business inv...
March 18, 2015 07:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runoff on tap for College Park
There will be a runoff election April 14 in College Park between Ward 4 candidates Ron Fears and Roderick Gay. In tonight's election, out of 432 ballots cast, Fears received 149 votes, or 34 percen...
March 17, 2015 10:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park polls closed; returns being tabulated
Polls in College Park closed at 7 p.m. Voters cast ballots to fill the seat of long-time Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died late last year. The race is a five-way battle betwe...
March 17, 2015 07:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Voters approve infrastructure bond referendum
In a referendum Tuesday, voters overwhelmingly approved the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $252.5 million infrastructure bond, which will help pay for an estimated $1 billion backlog of citywide road a...
March 17, 2015 10:16 AM | 3 3 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park to fill vacant city council seat Tuesday
The city of College Park on Tuesday will try to fill the seat made vacant by the Nov. 4 death of long-time Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who defeated two of the 2015 candidates in...
March 11, 2015 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Republican Party to elect new officers
The Fulton County Republican Party will host its 2015 election Saturday during its convention Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Roswell Recreation Center, 10495 Woodstock Road. Party delegates will cast ba...
March 11, 2015 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters to cast ballots on $250M in Atlanta projects
Residents across the city of Atlanta, including Buckhead, are voting Tuesday on the city’s 20-year, $252.5 million infrastructure bond referendum, which will help pay for an estimated $1 billion ba...
March 11, 2015 07:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Tom Lowe, 86, dies months after retirement
Retired District 4 Fulton County Commissioner Tom Lowe died Friday morning at Emory University Hospital in DeKalb County as a result of a fall at age 86. Lowe, a Buckhead resident who served on the...
March 06, 2015 01:21 PM | 2 2 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting for infrastructure bond referendum starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Tuesday announced it will host early voting for the city of Atlanta’s March 17 $250 million infrastructure bond referendum special electio...
February 19, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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