Election News
Atlanta hosting infrastructure bond meetings
The city of Atlanta will host several public meetings for residents to weigh in on the March 17 $250 million infra-structure bond voter referendum and which projects they would like to see included...
January 15, 2015 06:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incoming elected officials prepare for first day
In interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week, local politicians entering office this month talked about starting their tenures. New District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, was ...
January 07, 2015 08:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves referendum on $250M infrastructure bond
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 4:02 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS HOWARD SHOOK AND YOLANDA ADREAN) The Atlanta City Council Monday voted 12-0 to approve a March 17 voter referendum for a $250 millio...
January 05, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outgoing local politicians say goodbye
Local politicians leaving office next month looked back on their tenures and ahead on their lives outside politics in interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week. Sandy Springs resident Doug ...
December 31, 2014 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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House: Gingrey broke Ethics Code
The U.S. House Ethics Committee Thursday gave outgoing District 11 U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, a public rebuke because he arranged meetings for representatives of a bank he had invested in....
December 17, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout in Fulton as expected
The Fulton County elections leader said turnout in Tuesday’s general election was as he expected. In an interview Thursday, Rick Barron, director of the county’s department of registration and elec...
November 06, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hill, Golick re-elected
Two local incumbents representing Cobb and Fulton counties, challenged in Tuesday’s general election, held their seats. With all 159 precincts reporting, District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Smyrna...
November 05, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reelected chairman issues statement
County Chairman John Eaves issued the following statement early this morning regarding the general election results: “First and foremost, I would like to thank the voters of Fulton County who turne...
November 05, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incumbents crush challengers in Fulton County
Incumbents have crushed their competition in Fulton County's 2014 general election. Unofficial results as of 10 p.m. gave victory in the District 7 race to county Chairman John Eaves, who won reele...
November 04, 2014 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue, Deal win as Republicans roll
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 3:54 P.M. WITH CANDIDATE BOB GIBELING'S QUOTES) With all results in, incumbent Republican Nathan Deal and Republican candidate David Perdue won in the governor’s and U.S. Senat...
November 04, 2014 09:47 PM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside/Sandy Springs Election Results (live feed)
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November 04, 2014 07:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton fixing Election Day problems
Fulton County elections and registration department spokeswoman April Majors said the county has been actively resolving issues all day. "There were a few minor problems," she said. "There was one ...
November 04, 2014 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Voter turnout higher than expected
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:41 P.M. WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE POLLING PLACE) The polls in Tuesday's general election closed at 7 p.m. and officials are now tallying the results. Judging by the number of...
November 04, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton Co. voting machine glitch corrected, turnout 'normal'
Fulton County spokeswoman April Majors said turnout at the polls, which opened at 7 a.m., is as expected but had a glitch in Alpharetta. "From my understanding, looking at the boards, it's been nor...
November 04, 2014 08:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: More than 900,000 residents vote early
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 2:43 P.M. WITH UPDATED EARLY VOTING NUMBERS) The Georgia secretary of state’s office Monday released a summary of early voting data for Tuesday's general election. Early voting s...
November 03, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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