Election News
Henry County incumbents face newcomers in municipal races
New hopefuls in Hampton, McDonough and Stockbridge will be running for city council in the 2015 municipal elections while incumbents in Locust Grove will serve another four years. In Hampton, the s...
September 04, 2015 05:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton cities' municipal elections attract candidates
More than three dozen candidates are running for nonpartisan city offices in November. College Park mayor and city council hopefuls are, for mayor, retired city deputy police chief Thomas Kuzniacki...
September 04, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: No Brookhaven candidates qualify Wednesday
After a fairly quiet Tuesday, qualifying for the Nov. 3 city of Brookhaven election ended silently Wednesday, with no candidates filing paperwork and paying fees. Eve Erdogan, a candidate for the D...
September 01, 2015 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates in north Fulton qualify for November elections
Qualifying for the Nov. 3 general elections began Monday in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell. In Alpharetta, qualifying ended Wednesday at 5 p.m., resulting in one contested race. Jason Binder qualif...
August 31, 2015 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying for Henry County's city elections begins Aug. 31
Municipal elections are set for Nov. 3 and in Henry County, 13 seats will be need to be filled. Qualifying will begin Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. and continue during business hours until Sept. 4 at 4:30 p...
August 24, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton candidates to throw hats into ring for mayor, city council offices
Although their timing between gubernatorial and presidential races may result in lower-key campaigns, the municipal elections of 2015 offer nearly 20 opportunities for residents to enter politics o...
August 21, 2015 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ernst announces mayoral candidacy
Even though qualifying does not start until the end of the month, one Brookhaven mayoral candidate has already announced his campaign. In an email to residents and the media Tuesday, John Ernst sai...
August 18, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County seeking election workers
Election officials in Fulton County are seeking interested people willing and available to assist in the 2015 general election Nov. 3. Throughout the county, fall elections each year result in incr...
August 13, 2015 06:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Election Board fines Fulton County
The State Election Board Thursday announced it approved a consent agreement that levies a $180,000 fine against the Fulton County Board of Registrations and Elections for state election law violati...
August 13, 2015 04:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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County pays $200K for election software, satisfies consent order
At its meeting last week, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of an election and asset management system and poll worker online training software system recommended by th...
August 12, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Bennett beats Davis in District 80 runoff
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett defeated Republican J. Max Davis in Tuesday’s special runoff election for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives seat. With both DeKalb and Fulton counties repo...
August 11, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bennett, Davis duel in District 80 runoff Tuesday
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis, both lawyers, will meet Tuesday in the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election. In the July 14 four-person race,...
August 05, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton turnout could be as low as 5 percent
With only one item on the ballot next week — the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election — Fulton County’s top elections official said he is hoping for higher turnout b...
August 05, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting in District 80 race starts Monday
Eligible Fulton and DeKalb county voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the Aug. 11 special runoff election for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives seat. Democrat Taylo...
July 22, 2015 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Price wins District 48 election
In the District 48 House race between candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price, Price is the winner. Price won with 51 percent of the vote receiving 1,356 votes, with McCleary receiv...
July 14, 2015 11:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls open in Fulton County for District 55 runoff
Today is Election Day for the District 55 runoff to fill Tyrone Brooks Sr.’s District 55 seat in the state House of Representatives. Marie Robinson Metze and Shelitha Renee Robertson, both Atlanta ...
July 14, 2015 08:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Bennett, Davis in runoff for District 80 House seat
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis are heading for an Aug. 11 runoff following Tuesday’s District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special election. With both DeKalb and Fult...
July 14, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 House seat to be claimed Tuesday
Election Day is Tuesday for the District 55 runoff to fill Tyrone Brooks Sr.’s District 55 seat in the state House of Representatives. The battle is between two women who emerged from a field of si...
July 13, 2015 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Davis leads District 80 candidates in fundraising
With the July 14 special election to replace District 80 State Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven, only a week away, the fundraising efforts of the four candidates in the race are becoming clearer as t...
July 07, 2015 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 62 62 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 | 20 20 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 | 17 17 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 | 16 16 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 | 17 17 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 | 39 39 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 | 19 19 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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