Election News
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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 17 17 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 | 25 25 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 23 23 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 | 35 35 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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Fulton County Republican Party elects officers
The Fulton County Republican Party elected its officers to two-year terms during its convention March 14 at the Roswell Recreation Center. Party delegates cast ballots on 15 positions, starting wit...
March 25, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Republican Party to elect new officers
The Fulton County Republican Party will host its 2015 election Saturday during its convention Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Roswell Recreation Center, 10495 Woodstock Road. Party delegates will cast ba...
March 11, 2015 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Tom Lowe, 86, dies months after retirement
Retired District 4 Fulton County Commissioner Tom Lowe died Friday morning at Emory University Hospital in DeKalb County as a result of a fall at age 86. Lowe, a Buckhead resident who served on the...
March 06, 2015 01:21 PM | 2 2 comments | 47 47 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 | 21 21 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 | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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