Election News
Early voting for District 80 special election starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Friday announced it will host early voting for the July 14 District 80 state House special election Monday through July 10. Eligible Fulto...
June 19, 2015 06:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
As of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the lead in the House District 55 race. Shelitha R. Robertson and Mari...
June 16, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fitzgerald front-runner in House 55 race
As of 8 p.m., Michael B. Fitzgerald is leading in the House District 55 race with 31.3 percent of the vote in its 24 precincts. Out of 492 votes cast, he earned 154. Alysia Brown has 4.27 percent, ...
June 16, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls closed in District 55
Polls are now closed in House District 55 in the six-way race for the seat resigned by Tyrone Brooks Sr. Alysia Brown, John F. Guest Jr., Marie Robinson Metze, Michael B. Fitzgerald, Raghu R. Raju ...
June 16, 2015 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyrone Brooks Jr. disqualified from District 55 race
The Secretary of State adopted the ruling of an administrative law judge finding that state House District 55 candidate, Tyrone Brooks Jr., fails to meet candidate qualifications for the June 16 sp...
June 09, 2015 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 16 16 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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Atlanta, Fulton officials react to infrastructure bond vote
Atlanta and Fulton County officials Wednesday reacted to Tuesday’s “yes” vote in the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $250 million infrastructure bond referendum. The bond, which will help pay for an est...
March 18, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Voters approve infrastructure bond referendum
In a referendum Tuesday, voters overwhelmingly approved the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $252.5 million infrastructure bond, which will help pay for an estimated $1 billion backlog of citywide road a...
March 17, 2015 10:16 AM | 3 3 comments | 67 67 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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Voters to cast ballots on $250M in Atlanta projects
Residents across the city of Atlanta, including Buckhead, are voting Tuesday on the city’s 20-year, $252.5 million infrastructure bond referendum, which will help pay for an estimated $1 billion ba...
March 11, 2015 07:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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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Early voting for infrastructure bond referendum starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Tuesday announced it will host early voting for the city of Atlanta’s March 17 $250 million infrastructure bond referendum special electio...
February 19, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta hosting infrastructure bond meetings
The city of Atlanta will host several public meetings for residents to weigh in on the March 17 $250 million infra-structure bond voter referendum and which projects they would like to see included...
January 15, 2015 06:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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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Council approves referendum on $250M infrastructure bond
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 4:02 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS HOWARD SHOOK AND YOLANDA ADREAN) The Atlanta City Council Monday voted 12-0 to approve a March 17 voter referendum for a $250 millio...
January 05, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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