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Three Douglas precincts split vote for Republican DA, Democrat governor candidates
Three precincts apparently provided Republican Brian Fortner the edge he needed to defeat Democrat Elizabeth Racine in last week’s district attorney election in Douglas County, according to vote to...
November 12, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander turns back challenge to win second term in Georgia House
District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander said she and her supporters felt positive "the entire time" about her chances for re-election to a second term in the Georgia House that she won Tuesday. Alexan...
November 04, 2014 11:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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November 04, 2014 07:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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County defends election office action to order NRA hat removal in polling place
Douglas County government spokesman Wes Tallon last week defended election officials' action to order a voter to remove a cap bearing the National Rifle Association logo inside a polling place beca...
November 03, 2014 04:29 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA, school board, commission races top Douglas ballot Tuesday
A number of key local races are set for Tuesday’s general election in Douglas County, including district attorney where Republican Brian Fortner faces Democrat Elizabeth Racine. Others include the ...
November 03, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: Highlights of Georgia elections
Key races to watch in Tuesday elections across Georgia. TOP OF THE TICKET After months of high-stakes campaigning and a seemingly endless barrage of negative TV ads, voters will finally choose whet...
November 03, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Disclosures show Racine had six times Fortner’s funds Sept. 30 in Douglas DA race
Democrat Elizabeth Racine received three times the contributions of Republican Brian Fortner in this year’s third quarter, and had six times what Fortner had available on Sept. 30 in their race for...
October 29, 2014 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden challenging Mulcare for District 3 commission seat
The Nov. 4 race for the Douglas County Commission District 3 post has incumbent Republican M.P. “Mike” Mulcare facing Democrat Leslie Golden. Mulcare, a retired Delta Airlines employee who has live...
October 29, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fortner, Racine squaring off for Douglas district attorney
One of the most closely-watched Douglas County elections is that for district attorney where Republican Brian Fortner faces Democrat Elizabeth Racine. The race has garnered wide public attention af...
October 29, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas school board candidates come from different backgrounds
The District 3 Douglas County Board of Education race involves two candidates who come from different backgrounds. The incumbent, Republican Janet Kelley, is a retired educator with 30 years teachi...
October 23, 2014 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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School funding, parental involvement top issues in school board District 3 race
Douglas County Board of Education District 3 incumbent Janet Kelley and challenger Tracy Rookard said they see different No. 1 challenges for the school system in coming years. Kelley, a Republican...
October 23, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snelling outraises, outspends Alexander in third quarter in state House race
Republican challenger Bob Snelling outraised District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander, D-Hiram, more than four-to-one and more than doubled her campaign spending in the third quarter of 2014 as they ne...
October 22, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job creation, development top issues for District 66 voters, candidates say
Freshman District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander, D-Hiram, is facing a familiar opponent in the Nov. 4 general election. Republican Bob Snelling of Douglasville is challenging Alexander for the Georgi...
October 14, 2014 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three-week early voting period begins Monday in Douglas
Douglas County Election Supervisor Laurie Fulton is encouraging voters to cast ballots during the early voting period before the Nov. 4 general election, especially if one’s precinct is located in ...
October 08, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline Monday to register to vote
Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding Georgians they must be registered to vote by Monday to participate in the Nov. 4 general election. Georgians with a valid Georgia driver’s license can go ...
September 30, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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