Kimbo Senter has announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
ATHENS - As he and four other Democratic candidates in the race for Georgia's governor squared off Tuesday in their first televised debate, David Poythress made at least one promise none of the other candidates in his party made.
There is another Republican in the running for Georgia's 9th District seat in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal is scheduled to appear on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" today on the Fox News Channel.
Brian Tam isn't going anywhere. Citing his commitment to Forsyth, the county commissioner has announced that he will not run for the state legislature. Tam said Friday he made the decision after careful consideration and discussions with family and friends. "It was a tough decision," he said. "I looked forward to serving at the state level, but I think staying on the board of commissioners is the best thing for the county." In July, Tam ...
Citing financial concerns, Mike Evans of Forsyth County announced Wednesday that he is dropping out of the race for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House.
In 2009, Hall County proved to be one of the state's greatest campaign contributors. With more than $815,000 in contributions to candidates for political office, Hall County's 2009 campaign contributions rank fifth in the state, following only Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, Chatham and Gwinnett counties, according to the State Ethics Commission. And nearly a quarter of the donations Hall County shored up last year went to support the campaign of hometown gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal. Deal, ...
Every new job has an adjustment period.
ATLANTA - Friday was a dollar deadline in the race for Georgia governor as the crowded field of candidates faced a key hurdle: demonstrating they can raise enough cash to go the distance.
Hall County Commissioner Steve Gailey has announced he will not seek re-election this year. The District 3 commissioner is beginning his eighth year on the panel. Gailey said he is looking to run for another county position in 2012, though he hasn't made any decisions yet. "Whatever I run for will be a countywide election," Gailey said. He is also looking forward to taking some time off. Gailey said he has been in politics continuously ...
Gillsville City Hall will soon be open for those eyeing a seat on City Council.
With midnight the deadline for donations before the beginning of the election year, candidates for all of Georgia's offices have been beating the bushes, and their supporters' e-mail inboxes, for last-minute contributions that will make their campaigns at least look successful.
A Democrat has jumped into the candidate pool full of Republicans vying for Georgia's 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sometimes, every vote does count.
November has come and gone, but election season for 2009 isn't quite over yet. Locally, there will be runoff elections today to decide races in Banks County and the city of Clarkesville. In Banks, voters will be deciding who will fill two newly created seats on the county commission. Voters will have to choose between Ernest Rogers and Fred Wendt for Post 2 and between Robin Trotter and Charles Turk for Post 4. Traditionally, fewer ...