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Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams announces run for state Senate District 42 seat
Georgia State Senate candidate Republican Greg Williams recently hosted his fall campaign kickoff event at the DeKalb GOP headquarters. Williams is running for the state Senate seat vacated by Jaso...
September 09, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
August 27, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sheriff talks priorities, goals following election
After the runoff elections in DeKalb County last month, Sheriff Jeff Mann said he is ready to keep serving the public and focusing on important improvements for officers, inmates and citizens. Mann...
August 05, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election, with the GOP nominee's campaign suggesting in reply that her pro...
August 01, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the...
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter and McMahan to face off in July 22 DeKalb school board runoff
Karen Carter, incumbent Age: 51 Occupation: college professor and department chair Length of residency: 13 years Contact: www.karenfordekalb.com, Twitter: @karenfordekalb How will you guarantee to ...
July 01, 2014 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Erwin and LeBlanc to face off in July 22 DeKalb school board runoff
Atticus LeBlanc Age: 34 Occupation: owner, real estate and construction company Length of residency: 12 years Contact: www.electatticus.com or www.facebook.com/electatticus How will you guarantee t...
June 24, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb NAACP to host candidate forum Saturday
The community is invited to a candidate forum hosted by the NAACP DeKalb County branch Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., South DeKalb Office Park conference room, 3015 S. Rainbow Drive in Decatur. ...
May 28, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Primary Results: Complete list of winners
Here is a list of winners of races in Georgia. U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, Dem U.S. Senate Jack Kingston, GOP -- Advances to runoff David Perdue, GOP -- Advances to runoff Governor Nathan Deal (i), ...
May 21, 2014 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaigns spent $30 per vote in Ga. GOP Senate primary
The first round of Senate Republican primary voting in Georgia cost the campaigns and outside groups about $30 per vote, at least. That's based on an Associated Press analysis of spending by the ca...
May 21, 2014 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sheriff and several school board races head to runoff in July
In the 2014 primary election, DeKalb County voters were charged with electing a new school board, while also choosing a new leader for sheriff. Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels said in 2010 ...
May 21, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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