ATLANTA - Can a Democrat win a U.S. Senate seat from Georgia in 2010? We're about to find out.
BRASELTON - Former Braselton Mayor Pat Graham announced Tuesday that she is dropping out of the District 47 state Senate race for personal reasons. According to Graham's campaign Web site, she was one of the first candidates to announce her bid for the seat, which covers Barrow, Madison and Oglethorpe counties, as well as parts of Clarke, Jackson and Elbert counties.
For Gainesville State College professor Douglas Young, the current political environment is far too hostile.
Amid last week's nationwide tea party protests, the Atlanta Tea Party Patriots endorsed Republican Tom Graves for the U.S. House, calling him a strong ally of the organization.
Already, at least 430 ballots have been cast in the 9th District U.S. House race. With the special election to fill former Rep. Nathan Deal's seat a little more than three weeks away, the seven candidates remaining in the race have little time to get their names out in the district. And early voting for the race began April 7 in Hall County and Monday in many other counties. A few candidates released television advertisements, ...
Flowery Branch Councilman Craig Lutz resigned his post Thursday night in his bid for a seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
Voters in Northeast Georgia are heading to the polls to cast the first of what could be several election ballots over the coming months. First up is the May 11 special election to fill the open U.S. House 9th District and Georgia Senate District 49 seats. Following that are the July 20 Georgia primary and Nov. 2 general election, with each vote also carrying the possibility of a runoff.
The lone Democrat in the race for a new U.S. representative for Georgia's 9th District is no longer.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine continues to lead his Republican counterparts in the polls, despite all the money they've spent.
An ethics report released this week may have been the first time Georgians outside the 9th House District heard anything about gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal.
Eight candidates signed up with the Georgia Secretary of State's office this week to complete the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal.
Three more candidates - Democrat Mike Freeman, Republican Steve Tarvin and Independent Eugene Moon - qualified Tuesday to run in a special election to fill Nathan Deal's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Five candidates qualified Monday to run in the special election to fill the remainder of Nathan Deal's term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The cost estimate for nearly 394,000 voters to take part in a special election in Georgia's 9th Congressional district could be as much as $240,000.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has pushed back the date of a special election that will fill Georgia's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and two other vacancies under the Gold Dome.