Election News
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 | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DeKalb school board reduced to seven seats
Coming up in the May 20 election, DeKalb County voters will only vote for seven school board members, instead of the nine who are serving now. Sponsored by District 80 State Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Bro...
March 05, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jones back in the saddle for DeKalb sheriff’s race
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s race is heating up with six candidates: Dale Collins, Vernon Jones, Tony Hughes, Melvin Mitchell, Melody Maddox and Jeffrey Mann. Last week Jones, a former two-term DeKa...
February 25, 2014 10:29 AM | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Secretary of State pushes for March 1 presidential primary
In response to a push to shorten the primary calendar for candidates seeking the nomination in the 2016 presidential election, Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced Wednesday he is proposing a Ma...
February 19, 2014 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bill approved to sync federal, municipal elections
Last week the House and Senate each approved House Bill 310, which will allow all Georgia municipal elections to take place at the same time as the federal ones, which were moved up to allow milita...
January 20, 2014 08:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bozarth running for District 54 House seat
Ethics watchdog Bill Bozarth, a Buckhead resident, has announced his candidacy for the District 54 State House seat. Bozarth, who served as executive director of the watchdog group Common Cause Geo...
December 10, 2013 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chamblee voters OK annexation
With turnout a little more than 18 percent, voters barely trickled into the DeKalb County precincts to vote in last week’s general municipal election. Compared to other municipalities in the county...
November 12, 2013 01:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story