Election News
Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates share views on fixing Fulton
MARTA, Milton County and prison overcrowding were a few topics discussed last Wednesday at Alpharetta City Hall at a candidate forum for the upcoming primary election. Candidates for the newly crea...
April 23, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 39 39 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 | 32 32 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 | 27 27 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 | 26 26 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell judge’s race fields four candidates
Roswell is holding a special election on May 20 to pick its new magistrate. During the 32 years Maurice Hilliard was on the bench, a contested race for Roswell municipal judge was almost unheard of...
March 26, 2014 03:11 PM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 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 | 56 56 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 | 28 28 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 | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell wins in recount
UPDATE: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.: According to Post 1 opponent Doug DeRito, the recount conducted by the Fulton County elections department showed no change in the number of votes and incumbent Donald...
November 06, 2013 07:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns Creek's unofficial election results show four more years for Bodker
With all 23 precincts reporting, it appears Mayor Mike Bodker will lead Johns Creek for another four years. Bodker took in 57.52 percent of votes, a total of 961 votes over challenger Bev Miller, w...
November 05, 2013 08:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Roswell incumbents surpass challengers as unofficial votes total up
With all 21 precincts reporting, the Roswell incumbents appear to be in office for another four years. In the post 4 race, Kent Igleheart garnered 52.47 percent of votes, a total of 261 over challe...
November 05, 2013 07:23 PM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Polls in north Fulton are closed as of 7 p.m.
Updated 7:10 p.m.: As of 7 p.m., polls in north Fulton have closed. Updated 6 p.m.: Poll managers at precincts in north Fulton are reporting lower voter turnout than previous municipal elections. "...
November 05, 2013 10:53 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell leads DeRito in campaign contributions
With municipal elections coming up on Tuesday, candidates for the Post 1 City Council seat in Alpharetta have turned in campaign contribution forms for the month of September. As of Oct. 1, Incumbe...
October 30, 2013 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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