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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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount ahead in GOP state school superintendent race
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced it will hold a recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff election between Richard Woods and Michael L. “Mike” Bu...
July 29, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrington wins District 5 in runoff
Update: Buck may seek recount in GOP state superintendent race Marvin Arrington Jr. beat Brenda Muhammad in the Democratic primary battle for the new Fulton County commission District 5. In the Jul...
July 29, 2014 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrington wins District 5
With all Fulton County precincts reporting runoff election results as of 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Marvin Arrington Jr. beat Brenda Muhammad in the battle for new county commission District 5. In the 60 ...
July 23, 2014 08:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 7 7 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 | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Fulton County results come in; District 5 gap shrinking
Fulton County runoff election results are steadily picking up, to 59 percent, or 216 out of 365 precincts, at 9:10 p.m. With 42 out of 60, or 70 percent, of District 5 county commission precincts r...
July 22, 2014 09:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early results in for Fulton County
Early results are in for Fulton County in the runoffs for local offices. With less than 7 percent of precincts reporting, Marvin Arrington Jr. is leading Brenda Muhammad 637 (59 percent) to 448 (41...
July 22, 2014 08:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton polls closed; 30K voted
The 24 precincts in south Fulton polls closed at 7 p.m. County spokeswoman Jessica Corbitt said 30,811 voters cast ballots today throughout the county. Check back with us as District 5 commission r...
July 22, 2014 08:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton runoff elections update
Richard Barron, director of registration and elections for Fulton County, made the following statements at a morning press conference. "Today is a partisan primary runoff election. We have 365 poll...
July 22, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton runoffs include District 5 commission
Update: Fulton County spokeswoman April Majors said at noon, "All has been going smoothly." More information will follow from a morning briefing held by Registration and Elections Director Richard ...
July 21, 2014 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout expected to be 10 percent
Even with a ballot that includes the high-profile showdown between Republican U.S. Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue, only about 10 percent of voters are expected to hit the polls in...
July 17, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrington, Muhammad to face off in July 22 primary
The new Fulton County Commission District 5 seat is up for grabs in Tuesday’s runoff between Democrats Marvin S. Arrington Jr. and Brenda J. Muhammad, both residents of Atlanta. In the primary, the...
July 15, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barwick, Robertson facing off for Fulton judicial seat
Following the May 20 primary election, Jane Barwick and Shelitha R. Robertson still remain in the battle for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wrig...
June 25, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Primary results: turnout 16 percent; Eaves, Darnell in, Pitts, Edwards out
Fulton County Chair and District 7 candidate John Eaves squeaked by at-large Commissioner Robb Pitts in the battle to represent the Democratic Party in the November election, winning by less than s...
May 23, 2014 06:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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