Election News
Early voting begins Monday in Douglas for presidential primary, ESPLOST
Douglas County voters can cast ballots before election day beginning Monday for Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and a county referendum for continuation of the current education special p...
February 05, 2016 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Republicans electing delegates in possible step toward national convention
The Paulding County Republican Party will host a Precinct Mass Meeting at Audry's Restaurant in Dallas in a possible first step toward representing Georgia at this year's national convention. Atten...
February 05, 2016 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County to host early voting starting Monday
Starting Monday, the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration will open three early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the March 1 presidential preference prima...
February 05, 2016 03:42 AM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday in Paulding for presidential primary
Paulding voters will have the chance to vote early beginning Monday in the state of Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and a special election for Post 1 county commissioner. Early and advanc...
February 03, 2016 06:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton's early voting for presidential primary starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections will open 24 early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the 2016 presidential preference primary and city of A...
February 03, 2016 10:05 AM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs’ Llop to run for District 11 U.S. House seat
Sandy Springs resident William Llop Tuesday announced his plans to run against incumbent District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, in the May 24 Republican primary election. The district...
February 02, 2016 06:28 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robinson running for Fulton County Superior Court clerk
Atlanta native Duvwon Robinson last month announced his candidacy for the seat of Fulton County Superior Court clerk. Robinson discussed his background, qualifications for the position, vision for ...
February 02, 2016 02:23 PM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding residents explain support for both parties' presidential candidates
As the start of the early voting period approaches for the March 1 statewide presidential primary, some Paulding residents supporting both parties’ candidates appear to strongly believe their choic...
February 02, 2016 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Presidential candidates from both parties get Douglas County support
Some Douglas County residents and public officials recently weighed in on the candidates they feel are ideally suited for the office of president. Georgia will be among 14 states March 1 whose resi...
February 01, 2016 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alembik to run for Fulton Superior Court judge post
Atlanta attorney and Fulton Judicial Officer and Magistrate Gary Alembik Thursday officially announced his intention to seek the seat on the Fulton County Superior Court bench being vacated by Judg...
January 28, 2016 10:37 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feb. 1 last day to register for Douglas primary, referendum
Monday, Feb. 1, will be the last day for Douglas County residents to register and be eligible to vote in Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and the county ESPLOST referendum, according to th...
January 25, 2016 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead woman running for Republican National Committee
Conservative activist Ginger Howard, a Buckhead resident, last week announced her candidacy for national committeewoman to represent Georgia on the Republican National Committee. Howard, a Waycross...
January 22, 2016 03:01 AM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission candidates to speak to Paulding GOP club
Ron Davis, candidate for Post 1 county commissioner in a March 1 special election, and Roger Leggett, who has announced his candidacy for county commission chairman in the May primary, will speak t...
January 18, 2016 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Presidential candidate representatives, local candidates to speak to Paulding GOP
Field representatives for presidential candidates and county and state candidates are set to speak to the Paulding County Republican Party Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. at Mount Tabor Park Community...
January 15, 2016 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding qualifying fees top $2,000 for chairman, sheriff
Candidates for county chairman and sheriff will pay more than $2,000 each to qualify for the office in this year’s primary elections. The Paulding County Commission Tuesday voted to set the qualify...
January 13, 2016 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline to register for March 1 primary is Feb. 1
The deadline to register to vote in the March 1 special election and presidential primary election is Feb. 1. Online voter registration is available and allows applicants that have a Georgia driver...
January 11, 2016 11:55 AM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough to swear in new, familiar faces
The Jan. 18 meeting of the McDonough City Council will include the inauguration of new City Councilman Benjamin Pruett, who unseated at-large incumbent Gail Notti in the Nov. 3 election. Pruett sai...
December 15, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former county commissioner to seek Paulding chairman’s seat
A second man has announced his candidacy for Paulding chairman and says the county must focus on improving its road system and compensation for public safety personnel. Roger Leggett, who served as...
December 14, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Commission candidate arrested in death of child
Jail records show Henry County Commission candidate accused in the death of a two-year-old foster child last month has been arrested. Henry County Sheriff's Office website says 27-year-old Jennifer...
December 05, 2015 05:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Douglasville councilman encourages residents to be informed
Richard Segal has taken a direct interest in the actions of those who run Douglasville’s government for almost a decade. Now, he will be among those he observed. Segal was elected Nov. 3 to the War...
December 04, 2015 05:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two file to seek vacant Paulding commission seat
Two men will ask the voters to choose between them March 1 to fill a vacant seat on the Paulding County Commission. New Hope resident Ron Davis and Dallas resident Jeremiah Fields filed qualifying ...
December 02, 2015 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robinson ousts Persons from Douglasville mayor's seat
Former city councilwoman Rochelle Robinson easily ousted incumbent Harvey Persons from the mayor's seat in a runoff election today. Robinson garnered 62 percent of the vote to defeat Persons, who r...
December 01, 2015 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incoming city councilmen want Fairburn to shine
Newly elected Fairburn city councilmen Pat Pallend and James Whitmore are approaching improvement to Fairburn from different angles, one focusing on business and the other on land use. Pallend, 70,...
December 01, 2015 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Persons faces Robinson in runoff election for Douglasville mayor Tuesday
Incumbent Harvey Persons and former city councilwoman Rochelle Robinson will face each other Tuesday in the runoff election for the Douglasville mayor’s seat. Voting Tuesday will be at all seven ci...
November 30, 2015 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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New city council members share decade preparing to lead Stockbridge
Newly elected Stockbridge City Council members Elton Alexander, John Blount and Hernitha “Neat” Burdine Robinson each have about a decade of residence in the city. A widowed father of two and owner...
November 24, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying begins Monday for vacant Paulding commission seat
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story did not include information on Jeremiah Fields declaring his candidacy. Potential candidates for a vacant seat on the Paulding County Board of Commis...
November 24, 2015 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglasville voters choose next mayor in Dec. 1 runoff election
This year’s rematch between incumbent Harvey Persons and Rochelle Robinson for the Douglasville mayor’s seat is set for Dec. 1. Early voting by absentee ballot in the election is available through ...
November 19, 2015 06:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cole hoping new city council members bring harmony to Hiram
Jeff Cole said his first meeting as a member of the Hiram City Council went better than some might have expected after recent open quarreling among some members. “It went really smooth,” he said. “...
November 17, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commission down to four members after resignation
The Paulding County Commission will operate with four members until a March 1 special election determines who will replace a commissioner who resigned last week. David Carmichael resigned his Post ...
November 11, 2015 05:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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