Articles from the Georgia Elections section archive

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Judge declines to act on Georgia voting dispute

ATLANTA - Days before the midterm elections, a state judge declined to act in a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in a politically charged state.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Carter offers biggest difference between candidates in decades

ATLANTA - Jason Carter's candidacy gives Georgia voters the starkest differences between major-party candidates for governor in decades.
By Walter C. Jones

Deal says his performance merits re-election

ATLANTA - Governors facing re-election recognize it comes down to a referendum on how they did in the first term, and Nathan Deal points to his economic-development track record as reason to renew ...
By Walter C. Jones

Hunt offers alternative to veteran politicians in governor's race

ATLANTA - The barrage of negative advertisements about Republican Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter is helping Libertarian Andrew Hunt make his case for a third alternative in the governor's race.
By Walter C. Jones

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Voters weigh ideology, compromise with Perdue, Nunn

McDONOUGH, Ga. - Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Barrow unfazed by Republican attacks

Rep. John Barrow says he still meets people on the campaign trail who admit they’ve never voted for a Democrat, but will break tradition because of his tendency to put Georgia’s 12th Congressional ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
By Susan McCord

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Ga. voter list complete, official says

ATLANTA -- All applications for new voters have been processed, and the total is less than two years ago, according to Secretary of State Brian Kemp.
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Experts say Carter's school funding model untested

ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter's call for a separate state education budget and his promise that it will increase funding for schools is the hallmark of his campaign.
By Kathleen Foody

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

In Georgia Senate bid, Nunn talks economy to women

Michelle Nunn has tailored her message in the final few weeks of her campaign against Republican David Perdue to reach women.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Barrow, Allen spar over nasty campaign ads

STATESBORO, Ga. - Democratic Rep. John Barrow and his Republican rival blamed each other in a debate Thursday for lobbing unfair attacks in a flood of negative advertising during their ...
By Russ Bynum

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Democrats signal Georgia Senate race still in play

ATLANTA - With an infusion of cash into the race for Georgia's open Senate seat, national Democrats are signaling they believe the state is still in play with less than three weeks left before the ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Political group offers endorsements

Augusta's Committee for Good Government named its endorsements for Richmond County school board, state house and state senate after candidate speeches.
By Susan McCord

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Ad says Barrow 'lying' on tying pay to budget

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Rep. John Barrow's opponent fired with a TV spot saying the congressman is "lying to stay in office."
By Russ Bynum

Nunn, Perdue each raise $4 million

Nunn, Perdue each raise $4 million in Georgia's U.S. Senate race.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Deal, Carter hit each other's weak spots in Georgia governor debate

PERRY, Ga. — Republican Nathan Deal accused Democrat Jason Carter of being inexperienced and unproven while Carter zoned in on ethics complaints.
By Kathleen Foody

Nunn, Perdue work to undercut each other's message

PERRY, Ga. - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Re­pub­lican David Perdue accused each other of offering false hope to voters during a rowdy debate. 
By Christina A. Cassidy

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Perdue says he's 'proud' of career

ATLANTA - Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue said Monday he's proud of his career, pushing back against critics who say the former CEO cared more about the bottom line than employees ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Pressure ramps up in governor's race

ATLANTA - The campaign stops featured warm and fuzzy, feel-good settings, but the candidates for Georgia governor pounded each other rhetorically on Monday as voter registration closed and they ...
By Kathleen Foody

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Allen predicts 58 percent win over Barrow

Rick Allen's campaign received a boost this week, landing the endorsement of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee one month before the Columbia County Republican projects he will unseat Barrow ...
By Wesley Brown
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