Election News
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 | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadwell, Ellis spar for newly created Fulton County Commission seat
Whoever wins the May 20 primary election for the newly drawn Fulton County commission District 2 will wind up seated at commission meetings come January because there is no Democrat in the race. Th...
April 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaign filings detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents
Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting an improvement in his personal finances as he heads into a competitive re-election bid four years after questions were raised about his sizeable debts. Reports show De...
April 02, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell judge’s race fields four candidates
Roswell is holding a special election on May 20 to pick its new magistrate. During the 32 years Maurice Hilliard was on the bench, a contested race for Roswell municipal judge was almost unheard of...
March 26, 2014 03:11 PM | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying takes place in north Fulton
Qualifying is taking place this week in north Fulton. The following candidates have qualified to run for Municipal Court Judge in the city of Roswell: Brian Hansford, John Monroe, Leslie Morris Don...
March 05, 2014 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney general’s office to take over Fulton elections investigation
The Georgia Attorney General’s Office will be taking over the State Election Board’s investigation into Fulton County’s handling of the 2012 elections. Lauren Kane, a spokeswoman for the attorney g...
December 19, 2013 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Paul Broun wins senate straw poll of 200
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Athens, won the straw poll asking who should replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss at a meet-and-greet this week that attracted a crowd of about 200. The straw poll saw...
November 07, 2013 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Roswell incumbents surpass challengers as unofficial votes total up
With all 21 precincts reporting, the Roswell incumbents appear to be in office for another four years. In the post 4 race, Kent Igleheart garnered 52.47 percent of votes, a total of 261 over challe...
November 05, 2013 07:23 PM | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Polls in north Fulton are closed as of 7 p.m.
Updated 7:10 p.m.: As of 7 p.m., polls in north Fulton have closed. Updated 6 p.m.: Poll managers at precincts in north Fulton are reporting lower voter turnout than previous municipal elections. "...
November 05, 2013 10:53 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell city council candidates express viewpoints on development
Future development in Roswell, particularly with regards to the Unified Development Code, was a major topic of discussion at the Roswell Woman’s Club candidate forum Oct. 22. While post 4 challenge...
October 30, 2013 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diamond leads pack in Roswell campaign contributions
Candidates for Roswell City Council brought in between $100 and $9,158 to fund their campaigns during the month of September. Nancy Diamond, the post 6 incumbent, had the highest amount of contribu...
October 30, 2013 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County mailing 24,000 voter cards
Fulton County Registration & Elections Monday mailed about 24,000 voter registration cards to residents in the cities of Atlanta and East Point, the department announced Monday in a news release. T...
October 28, 2013 08:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton elections chief predicting low turnout
Fulton County’s top elections official is predicting a turnout of only up to 20 percent in the Nov. 5 nonpartisan city elections. “My guess is we’re going to have somewhere around 15 to 20 percent,...
October 27, 2013 08:00 PM | 2 2 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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New group’s campaign debate will allow Roswell candidates to rebut
RoswellNEXT didn’t exist during the last election cycle. The group of young professionals was formed just last year. But its membership is intent on being an active part of the community and a cand...
October 23, 2013 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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