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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 | 17 17 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 | 27 27 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 | 25 25 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 | 19 19 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 | 25 25 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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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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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 | 8 8 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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DeRito, Mitchell battle for post 1 council seat in Alpharetta
Former Alpharetta councilman Doug DeRito is hoping residents vote him back to the post 1 council seat, but incumbent Donald Mitchell also has his hat in the race to be re-elected to a new term. DeR...
October 16, 2013 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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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