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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Kingston's loss means less clout for state

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Rep. Jack Kingston's Senate runoff defeat lessens Georgia's political experience in Washington.
By Russ Bynum

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

Thursday, July 24, 2014

5 black women on Georgia ballot

Georgia will make history in November. For the first time in the state and nation, five black women will be on a statewide ballot.
By Erica Techo

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Workers enjoy social part of elections

Big elections are busy, but with only two local runoff contests on the ballot, Tuesday’s pace was much slower, leaving plenty of time for poll workers to catch up on one another’s families.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hasan tops Finnegan in commission race

In a heated runoff to represent District 6 on the Augusta Commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was victorious, pulling in 52.43 percent, to Bob Finnegan's 47.57 percent.
By Susan McCord

Runoffs set fields for November elections

The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was partially settled with Tuesday's primary runoff election.

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination.

Jones tallies 61 percent of vote, defeats Johnson

Crediting his win on the community's desire for change in politics, attorney Harold Jones swept the state Senate District 22 runoff race for a seat in the Georgia legislature.
By Tracey McManus

Jones, Hasan take wins in Richmond County

Two-term Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson conceded the 22nd District state Senate race to Harold V. Jones II. Ben Hasan won a runoff victory against Bob Finnegan.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Voters return to settle runoffs

Voters will return to the polls today to decide a handful of runoff elections.
By Susan McCord

Kingston, Perdue in Augusta before Tuesday runoff

Each landing private jets in Augusta during a Monday fly-around, Jack Kingston and David Perdue did their best to distinguish themselves ahead of the runoff.
By Susan McCord

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after vote

Busi­nessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston promised voters Saturday that they'll work together to defeat Democrat Michelle Nunn in November, no matter who wins Tuesday's GOP runoff for ...
By Bill Barrow

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Poll: Kingston edging ahead of Perdue

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's one-point lead one week ago over businessman David Perdue has stretched to five points in the Republican Senate runoff, poll results showed Thursday.
By Sarita Chourey

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Carter continues ethics attack on Deal

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter continued his attack on Nathan Deal's ethics Wednesday after greeting convention goers at a CME convention at Paine College.
By Susan McCord

Election Updates

ATLANTA — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber.

Runoffs set fields for November elections

The retirement of Re­pub­lican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was only partially settled with Tuesday’s runoff election.

Election Results

  • Augusta District 6: Hasan wins 52-48%
  • Georgia Senate District 22: Jones wins 61-39%
  • 10th Congressional District: Hice wins GOP 
  • GOP U.S. Senate: Perdue wins GOP - 50.71%
  • GOP school race: Richard Woods defeats Mike Buck by 726 votes.

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