Election News
Fulton County seeking election workers
Election officials in Fulton County are seeking interested people willing and available to assist in the 2015 general election Nov. 3. Throughout the county, fall elections each year result in incr...
August 13, 2015 06:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Election Board fines Fulton County
The State Election Board Thursday announced it approved a consent agreement that levies a $180,000 fine against the Fulton County Board of Registrations and Elections for state election law violati...
August 13, 2015 04:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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County pays $200K for election software, satisfies consent order
At its meeting last week, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of an election and asset management system and poll worker online training software system recommended by th...
August 12, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Bennett beats Davis in District 80 runoff
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett defeated Republican J. Max Davis in Tuesday’s special runoff election for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives seat. With both DeKalb and Fulton counties repo...
August 11, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bennett, Davis duel in District 80 runoff Tuesday
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis, both lawyers, will meet Tuesday in the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election. In the July 14 four-person race,...
August 05, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton turnout could be as low as 5 percent
With only one item on the ballot next week — the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election — Fulton County’s top elections official said he is hoping for higher turnout b...
August 05, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting in District 80 race starts Monday
Eligible Fulton and DeKalb county voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the Aug. 11 special runoff election for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives seat. Democrat Taylo...
July 22, 2015 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Bennett, Davis in runoff for District 80 House seat
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis are heading for an Aug. 11 runoff following Tuesday’s District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special election. With both DeKalb and Fult...
July 14, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting for District 80 special election starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Friday announced it will host early voting for the July 14 District 80 state House special election Monday through July 10. Eligible Fulto...
June 19, 2015 06:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
As of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the lead in the House District 55 race. Shelitha R. Robertson and Mari...
June 16, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fitzgerald front-runner in House 55 race
As of 8 p.m., Michael B. Fitzgerald is leading in the House District 55 race with 31.3 percent of the vote in its 24 precincts. Out of 492 votes cast, he earned 154. Alysia Brown has 4.27 percent, ...
June 16, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls closed in District 55
Polls are now closed in House District 55 in the six-way race for the seat resigned by Tyrone Brooks Sr. Alysia Brown, John F. Guest Jr., Marie Robinson Metze, Michael B. Fitzgerald, Raghu R. Raju ...
June 16, 2015 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyrone Brooks Jr. disqualified from District 55 race
The Secretary of State adopted the ruling of an administrative law judge finding that state House District 55 candidate, Tyrone Brooks Jr., fails to meet candidate qualifications for the June 16 sp...
June 09, 2015 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arkansas joins Georgia, others in ‘SEC’ primary
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Monday announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Friday signed legislation that set the 2016 presidential preference primary for March 1. Arkansas joins Alabama...
June 01, 2015 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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