Election News
Junior League to host forum for Douglas County state, local candidates Tuesday
The Junior League of Douglas County State Public Affairs Committee is set to host a political forum Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center ballroom, 6700 Church St. i...
April 18, 2014 10:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 16, 2014 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 40 40 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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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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Races shaping up for Douglas primary election
Although qualifying is scheduled to close Friday at noon for the May 20 Primary Election, some races are forming on the Douglas County ballot. The race for district attorney has drawn much of the p...
March 05, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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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Miller defeats McLain for Douglasville council seat; Yockey re-elected.
One of four incumbents will not be returning to Douglasville City Council following Tuesday's election. Mike Miller narrowly defeated incumbent Dennis McLain for the Ward 2, Post 1, seat on Douglas...
November 06, 2013 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard claims superior court clerk seat by wide margin
Tammy Howard has fulfilled the promise she made to her predecessor, with a little help from voters. In the race for clerk of the Douglas County Superior Court, Howard easily won election to the sea...
November 05, 2013 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller hopes voters know he will ‘do the right thing’ on city council
Mike Miller said he hopes voters “think of me as the person that will always do the right thing” when they go in the voting booth to choose between candidates for the Douglasville City Council Ward...
October 22, 2013 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Chamber recognizes county heroes
A host of Douglas County elected officials joined more than 100 Douglas County Chamber of Commerce members and other county personnel Tuesday for the annual First Responders Heroes luncheon. The pu...
October 22, 2013 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins for city races, special election
Early voting for the Nov. 5 elections in Douglas County, Douglasville and the Douglas County part of Villa Rica began Monday in the Voter Registration Office on the first floor of the Douglas Count...
October 16, 2013 04:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Interim clerk challenged for Douglas County courts post
One emphasizes experience in the office. The other emphasizes the need for a change from the status quo. However, both interim Superior Court Clerk Tammy Howard, a Republican, and Democratic challe...
October 09, 2013 10:20 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas court clerk election likely to be on Nov. 5 ballot
The Douglas County government recently learned the governor plans to call a special election for Clerk of Court on the same day as Douglasville’s city council election on Nov. 5, the county attorne...
August 20, 2013 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission split on timing of bond vote
Douglas County commissioners apparently agree about the need for a referendum on a bond to fund priority county infrastructure projects, such as roads, parks and recreation, a new radio system for ...
June 12, 2013 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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