Election News
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 | 1 1 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 | 17 17 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry Count Commission District 4 Republicans go toe to toe in primary
May 20 is a key date in the fate of Henry County’s District 4 as the primary winner will walk away with the commission seat. There are no Democrats in the primary, which means the race will be deci...
April 09, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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County commission race heats up in south Fulton
The race for the new Fulton County Board of Commissioners District 6 and 7 drew attendees to a Voter Empowerment Collaborative candidate forum last month in Fairburn. In the newly created District ...
April 09, 2014 11:27 AM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican Senate candidates talk harbor, insurance
Republican candidates for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat debated Saturday whether Congress has pushed hard enough for deepening the Savannah harbor and whether the federal government should keep g...
April 04, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 25 25 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 | 25 25 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 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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