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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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 26 26 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 | 20 20 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying takes place in north Fulton
Qualifying is taking place this week in north Fulton. The following candidates have qualified to run for Municipal Court Judge in the city of Roswell: Brian Hansford, John Monroe, Leslie Morris Don...
March 05, 2014 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney general’s office to take over Fulton elections investigation
The Georgia Attorney General’s Office will be taking over the State Election Board’s investigation into Fulton County’s handling of the 2012 elections. Lauren Kane, a spokeswoman for the attorney g...
December 19, 2013 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Paul Broun wins senate straw poll of 200
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Athens, won the straw poll asking who should replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss at a meet-and-greet this week that attracted a crowd of about 200. The straw poll saw...
November 07, 2013 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County mailing 24,000 voter cards
Fulton County Registration & Elections Monday mailed about 24,000 voter registration cards to residents in the cities of Atlanta and East Point, the department announced Monday in a news release. T...
October 28, 2013 08:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton elections chief predicting low turnout
Fulton County’s top elections official is predicting a turnout of only up to 20 percent in the Nov. 5 nonpartisan city elections. “My guess is we’re going to have somewhere around 15 to 20 percent,...
October 27, 2013 08:00 PM | 2 2 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County election process going well, division chief says
Fulton County Elections Division Chief Dwight Brower told the county board of commissioners at its Oct. 2 meeting the municipal election process “is going very well,” hitting a number of milestones...
October 16, 2013 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline looms for new elections czar
Fulton County is on track to meet a Saturday deadline, new Director of Registration and Elections Richard Barron told the board of commissioners last week, despite delays and challenges in fixing m...
September 11, 2013 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incumbents qualify for November election in north Fulton
Ending months of speculation on his intentions, Roswell Mayor Jere Wood was the first candidate to file paperwork for reelection on Monday morning. The four-term mayor said he is going for a fifth ...
August 28, 2013 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lance Large set to resign from Milton City Council, special election to be held
Four Milton City Council seats will be up for election this fall as opposed to three after District 3 Post 2 Councilman Lance Large announced he will be leaving city council before the end of his t...
August 14, 2013 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karen Handel hopes to tap into past experiences with U.S. Senate run
Roswell resident Karen Handel, former Georgia Secretary of State and former chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, said she will focus on downsizing the government, cutting spending and...
May 29, 2013 10:43 AM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karen Handel announces senate bid
ROSWELL, GA – Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced in a statement today that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Saxby Chambliss. Below is Handel's ...
May 17, 2013 08:47 AM | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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