Election-State

Election-State
  • Congressman Broun says he is running for Senate

    The worst-kept secret in Georgia politics is official: Rep. Paul Broun is running for the U.S. Senate.

    February 7, 2013

  • Republicans win in 3 special elections

    Republicans were victorious in all three special elections for seats in the state House and Senate.

    February 6, 2013

  • Charles Darwin gets 4,000 write-in votes in Athens

    Election officials in Athens-Clarke County say Charles Darwin received nearly 4,000 write-in votes after a Georgia congressman denounced evolution and other scientific theories as “lies straight from the pits of hell.”

    November 8, 2012

  • Charter school amendment on its way to approval

    Whitfield County Schools Superintendent Danny Hayes said Tuesday night he expects lawsuits in the wake of the passage of an amendment to the state constitution that will create a state commission that can approve charter schools.

    November 7, 2012

  • Meadows wins re-election

    John Meadows says he’s glad voters in state House of Representatives District 5 decided to send him to Atlanta again to represent them in the General Assembly.

    November 7, 2012

  • Georgia voters OK charter schools amendment

    Georgians have approved a constitutional amendment that would allow a new state board to issue charters for private operators to run independent public schools.

    November 7, 2012

  • Romney wins Georgia; picks up 16 electoral votes

    Republican Mitt Romney has won Georgia, a state dominated by the GOP. He picks up its 16 electoral votes.

    November 6, 2012

  • Georgia: Not a battleground, but it still matters

    Georgia started the 2012 election season on the list of potential presidential battlegrounds. It’s finishing as an afterthought as President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney spend the closing days in Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Colorado and a handful of other states that will settle the election.

    October 25, 2012

  • Democratic Rep. Barrow courting Republican voters

    AUGUSTA  (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Barrow launches into his re-election pitch for the half-dozen people sipping wine and punch in the cozy kitchen of his hosts, whose political leanings are better reflected by a framed photo in the adjoining living room of themselves with former President George W. Bush.

    October 20, 2012

  • Voters to cast ballots in north Georgia congressional race

    Republican voters in north Georgia will be heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the race for the state’s newest congressional seat.

    August 21, 2012

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