Brooks unseats councilwoman; Adams, McDowell re-elected in North Augusta

Former city employee Bob Brooks will replace longtime City Councilwoman Carolyn Baggott in May, according to North Augusta election results.
By Nikasha Dicks

Early voting starts today in commission race

Three weeks of advance voting in the March 17 special election for Augusta Commission District 7 start Monday at the Richmond County Board of Elections office.

District 7 commission candidates lack legal baggage

A search of civil and criminal court and other records found little to concern voters about the three men seeking to complete Don­nie Smith's District 7 Augusta Commission term.
By Susan McCord

Allen announces district office opening in Augusta

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen announced Friday the opening of a regional office in Augusta to assist and hear the concerns of constituents in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.

Registration deadline for special Augusta Commission election is Tuesday

Tuesday is the last day for District 7 residents to register to vote in the March 17 special election to fill the unexpired term of Donnie Smith on the Augusta Commission.
By Susan McCord

Rick Allen applauds action to repeal ObamaCare

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen applauded action by the House on Tuesday to pass legislation fully repealing ObamaCare.
By Doug Stutsman

Allen has hometown swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress.
By Wesley Brown

Graham lines up presidential bid

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's senior senator, Lindsey Graham has formed a political organization to assess the climate for a potential 2016 presidential bid.

LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident about his campaign stop in Augusta 50 years ago this week. Then he was heckled. 

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The Augusta Chronicle has been covering presidential elections since they began. Review some of these front pages from our archives.

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