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Barr leads District 11 House fundraising
Bob Barr leads the way in fundraising in the six-person Republican District 11 U.S. House race for the May 20 primary election. Incumbent Dr. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, is running for U.S. Senate. T...
April 24, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 battling for Fulton County Superior Court judge seat
Jane Barwick, Shondeana Crews-Morris and Shelitha R. Robertson are battling for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wright. The nonpartisan candidate...
April 23, 2014 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly 12,000 use state’s online voter registration system
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Tuesday announced 11,970 Georgians went online using a computer or the MVP mobile app to use the new online voter registration system. 6,884 new voters used th...
April 22, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 3 candidates prepare for four-way slugfest
The new District 3 on the Fulton County commission has drawn four Republicans to compete for the seat, a contest to be decided in the May 20 primary as no Democrat qualified for the race. Lee Morri...
April 22, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 20 20 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 | 40 40 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 | 32 32 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 | 27 27 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 | 26 26 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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Barr leads in District 11 U.S. House poll
(UPDATED SUNDAY AT 12:20 P.M. WITH ADDITIONAL OPINION RATINGS POLL INFORMATION) In a new poll regarding the District 11 U.S. House candidates in the May 20 primary election, Bob Barr leads the six ...
March 28, 2014 09:46 AM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate qualifying ends slowly
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 9:44 A.M. WITH CORRECT PARTY AFFILIATION FOR DISTRICT 7 FULTON COUNTY COMMISSION CANDIDATE EARL COOPER) After starting with a flourish Monday, qualifying for the May 20 Democrati...
March 07, 2014 07:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of State pushes for March 1 presidential primary
In response to a push to shorten the primary calendar for candidates seeking the nomination in the 2016 presidential election, Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced Wednesday he is proposing a Ma...
February 19, 2014 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate hopeful Perdue weighs in on hot-button issues
Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue, a Republican hoping to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, weighed in on such topics as Common Core, medical marijuana, abortion, the national debt a...
February 17, 2014 07:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lowe announces retirement from board of commissioners
Ten-term District 4 Fulton County Commissioner Tom Lowe, who represents Buckhead, Sandy Springs and part of Roswell, announced Wednesday at the board of commissioners’ meeting he will not seek reel...
February 06, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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