Adults need jobs. Children need education. We need stronger borders. Our politicians? Well, they'd better watch out. This year's election season is a big one. In addition to sending state and federal lawmakers to office, voters also will choose a new governor to succeed Gov. Sonny Perdue in the July 20 primary. It's not a job for the politically timid. The next governor will take office in a state where the unemployment rate exceeds the ...
The town of Clermont is sponsoring a question-and-answer forum Tuesday for the candidates running for the District 3 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
DAHLONEGA - A bank's lawsuit claiming congressional hopeful Tom Graves and State Rep. Chip Rogers defaulted on a $2.2 million loan is without merit, Graves said Thursday, and blamed its dissemination to the news media on 11th-hour "gutter politics."
Flowery Branch began the year with a group of freshly elected council members and no scheduled elections.
CUMMING – Amid countless American flags, name tags and campaign placards, Conrad Quagliaroli stood out more than anyone, including three candidates for governor, though he never took the stage at Saturday's Forsyth Freedom Festival.
Butch Miller was officially sworn in Thursday as a state senator at the Hall County Courthouse.
Eleven candidates in the recent special election naturally leads to a lot of leftover signs. But with a unique election schedule this year, the signs may not be going anywhere soon.
In his first time addressing Lake Lanier's most well-known advocacy group, Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite, commander of the South Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, didn't make many promises to protect Lake Lanier's levels.
Color this election season confusing. A runoff election to decide which Republican will represent Georgia's 9th District in the U.S. House until the end of the year is scheduled for June 8. Yet early voting for statewide party primaries - including for the full term that begins January in the same U.S. House seat - begins the day before. And though some local elections officials in the 9th District say they haven't ever dealt with ...
State Rep. Bobby Reese might have the most ground to cover among candidates in the race to serve the next full term as Georgia's 9th District U.S. House representative.
Same seat. Different campaign. And Hall County's former state senator has a long way to go if he wants to be the next representative of Georgia's 9th District in the U.S. House, it seems. Former state Sen. Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, received enough votes in a special election Tuesday to compete in a runoff to finish Nathan Deal's term. But support for his campaign was still 12 percentage points behind that of opponent Tom Graves. Though ...
Though the legislature will not be in session, senator-elect Butch Miller may have a busy seven months.
Precinct leaders saw a slow trickle of voters roll into Northeast Georgia polling places Tuesday to vote for open seats in the 9th District U.S. House and the state Senate District 49.
Butch Miller swept the polls, crushing two other candidates for a seat in the Georgia Senate in Tuesday's special election.
Voters will have to take to the polls again to decide who will complete Nathan Deal's term in the U.S. House: Tom Graves or Lee Hawkins.