At a key time in the legislative session, two state lawmakers are leaving to pursue their campaigns for the U.S. Congress.
Special elections held Tuesday filled vacancies on the Gillsville and Commerce city councils.
Jones Cottrell has announced he will run for the District 3 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
Believe it or not, today is an election day. A special election will be held to fill seats on the city councils of two local towns. Gillsville has two candidates vying for the vacant Post 2 seat while Commerce voters will be charged with choosing a candidate to fill the unexpired term of the late Richard Massey. In November, nobody ran for Gillsville's Post 2 seat. Mayor Larry Poole and Councilman Roy Turpin were re-elected ...
It is still unclear how U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's decision to delay his departure from Congress will affect the election to fill his seat.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has had a slight change of heart. Georgia's 9th District congressman announced Thursday he is delaying his departure from Washington to participate in the upcoming vote on health care. Deal will now stay in the House of Representatives through the end of March. On Monday, the Gainesville-based Republican announced he would resign from the House at the close of business Monday to focus on his gubernatorial bid. But Deal said he ...
When you're an independent candidate in Georgia, running ain't easy. So learned Gainesville resident Eugene Moon when he set his sights on the U.S. House of Representatives. Not able to find an ideological home in either of the country's main political parties, Moon decided about 18 months ago to take his conservative, constitutionalist ideas to the nation's Capitol. "My group, we just don't feel like either party represents who we are anymore and the direction ...
President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for federal lawmakers to vote "up or down" on bitterly contested health care legislation in the next few weeks without allowing Republicans to kill the bill with mere talk.
Most of the candidates who already had hopes to be elected as Georgia's 9th District congressman in November now say they have their sights set on finishing out the last few months of U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's current term.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal announced Monday that he will leave Congress to concentrate on his bid to be Georgia's next governor.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry came to what he called "the heart of Nathan Deal territory" Monday calling for a rejection of mainstream conservatism and seeking support from Gainesville's constitutional conservatives.
One of the highest honors of my life has been the privilege to serve the great people of North Georgia in the Congress of the United States. My wife and my family join me in thanking you for your support and confidence which have allowed me to lead the fight to preserve the values that have made our nation great.
ATLANTA - No one in Georgia political circles can recall a situation quite like this.
Brian Sloan announced Monday his bid for re-election to the Hall County Board of Education Post 2.