Articles from the Georgia Elections section archive

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

Perdue outsourcing remark unearthed

David Perdue, asked during a 2005 deposition about his experience with outsourcing, responded: "Yeah, I spent most of my career doing that." The candidate's campaign says he wasn't talking about ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Nunn is more than a supportive father in Georgia race

ALBANY, Ga. - It's nothing new for a Nunn to be on the ballot in Georgia, but a casual voter might be forgiven for not knowing which one is running this year.
By Bill Barrow

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Carter's education plan may not be as fruitful as he hopes, experts say

ATLANTA - Jason Carter's campaign for governor rests on his plan to boost spending for public schools without a tax increase, but experts say it's not so simple.
By Walter C. Jones

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Nunn, Perdue spar over business backgrounds

ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case that their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Nunn attacks Perdue in debate

ATLANTA -- Michelle Nunn was less than halfway through her opening remarks in Thursday's Senate debate when she began attacking David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

Federal and state races will dominate the Nov. 4 ballot after Augusta voters did most of their local decision-making in the May 20 partisan primary and nonpartisan election.
By Susan McCord

Saturday, July 26, 2014

GOP works to avert Senate upset

ATHENS, Ga. - Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Obama and questioning her resume ...
By Bill Barrow

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