Election News
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 | 3 3 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 | 19 19 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 | 24 24 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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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 | 26 26 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 | 13 13 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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Bill approved to sync federal, municipal elections
Last week the House and Senate each approved House Bill 310, which will allow all Georgia municipal elections to take place at the same time as the federal ones, which were moved up to allow milita...
January 20, 2014 08:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carson to speak at GOP event in Buckhead
The Fulton County Republican Party will host its spring reception and dinner, An Evening with Dr. Ben Carson, April 25 at 6 p.m. at the Westin hotel, 3391 Peachtree Road, Buckhead. Carson, a renown...
April 17, 2013 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead’s Lindsey to face Barr for U.S. House seat
District 54 State Rep. Edward Lindsey, R-Atlanta, the House majority whip, Wednesday announced he is running for the seat soon to be vacated by District 11 U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta. The 7...
April 11, 2013 09:25 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gingrey to run for Senate; Lindsey considering Congress
Wednesday, District 11 U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, who represents Vinings and parts of Buckhead and Sandy Springs, announced his candidacy for the Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambli...
March 31, 2013 08:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb school tax supporters score resounding victory
Those in favor of Cobb County’s SPLOST IV were thrilled with the overwhelming support they received at the polls last week. Voters approved $773.3 million for Cobb and Marietta school districts to ...
March 20, 2013 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: With all votes in, incumbents win most races
(UPDATED AT 10:01 A.M. FRIDAY WITH QUOTES FROM STATE SENATE CANDIDATES DOUG STONER) With all 352 Fulton County reporting and all but 159 counties reporting statewide, incumbents ruled the general e...
November 08, 2012 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia voters decide on charter school amendment
In addition to votes for president and various other elected officials, Georgia voters had a chance to vote on an amendment to the Georgia Constitution this Election Day. The amendment would “allow...
November 06, 2012 07:31 PM | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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