Election News
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 | 28 28 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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Outgoing local politicians say goodbye
Local politicians leaving office next month looked back on their tenures and ahead on their lives outside politics in interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week. Sandy Springs resident Doug ...
December 31, 2014 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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House: Gingrey broke Ethics Code
The U.S. House Ethics Committee Thursday gave outgoing District 11 U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, a public rebuke because he arranged meetings for representatives of a bank he had invested in....
December 17, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout in Fulton as expected
The Fulton County elections leader said turnout in Tuesday’s general election was as he expected. In an interview Thursday, Rick Barron, director of the county’s department of registration and elec...
November 06, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hill, Golick re-elected
Two local incumbents representing Cobb and Fulton counties, challenged in Tuesday’s general election, held their seats. With all 159 precincts reporting, District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Smyrna...
November 05, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reelected chairman issues statement
County Chairman John Eaves issued the following statement early this morning regarding the general election results: “First and foremost, I would like to thank the voters of Fulton County who turne...
November 05, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incumbents crush challengers in Fulton County
Incumbents have crushed their competition in Fulton County's 2014 general election. Unofficial results as of 10 p.m. gave victory in the District 7 race to county Chairman John Eaves, who won reele...
November 04, 2014 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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