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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League to host forum for Douglas County state, local candidates Tuesday
The Junior League of Douglas County State Public Affairs Committee is set to host a political forum Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center ballroom, 6700 Church St. i...
April 18, 2014 10:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding’s District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. Six-term incumbent Rep. Howard Maxwell, R-Dallas, will ...
April 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host forum for state, county candidates
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum April 24 at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Campus, 400 Na...
April 17, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 17, 2014 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 16, 2014 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eaves, Pitts square off for District 7
The May 20 Democratic primary will decide whether Fulton County Chair John Eaves or At-Large Commissioner Robb Pitts will face Republican challenger Earl Cooper in November for the District 7 at-la...
April 15, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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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