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Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding’s District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. Six-term incumbent Rep. Howard Maxwell, R-Dallas, will ...
April 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host forum for state, county candidates
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum April 24 at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Campus, 400 Na...
April 17, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 17, 2014 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 16, 2014 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three vie for contested Cobb County Superior Court judge seat
In the May 20 primary election, nonpartisan candidates Ann Harris, Juanita Stedman and Nathan Wade will face off in the race to win the Cobb County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiri...
April 16, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eaves, Pitts square off for District 7
The May 20 Democratic primary will decide whether Fulton County Chair John Eaves or At-Large Commissioner Robb Pitts will face Republican challenger Earl Cooper in November for the District 7 at-la...
April 15, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most candidates wait until last day to file disclosure reports
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 1:40 P.M. WITH JEFF ABEL'S REPORT INFO) Most of the local contested candidates running in the May 20 primary election waited until the last day to file first quarter campaign di...
April 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three battling for Cobb Post 2 school board seat
Cobb County Board of Education member Tim Stultz, who has represented the Post 2 seat for the past three years, will face opposition from fellow Republican candidates Jeff Abel and Susan Thayer in ...
April 09, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry Count Commission District 4 Republicans go toe to toe in primary
May 20 is a key date in the fate of Henry County’s District 4 as the primary winner will walk away with the commission seat. There are no Democrats in the primary, which means the race will be deci...
April 09, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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