Articles from the Elections section archive

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Groups question elections officials after hassles at polls

ATLANTA - State and national civil rights groups say issues some voters faced when they went to the polls Tuesday reinforced their skepticism toward Georgia elections officials and voter ...

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Derryberry, Taylor headed to runoff in District 3 race

A Martinez businessman and a former assistant district attorney are headed for a Dec. 2 runoff election for the Columbia County Commission District 3 seat.
By Steve Crawford

Morris retains Columbia County seat

Veteran Columbia County Commissioner Bill Morris retained his seat for another four years in Tuesday's election.
By Valerie Rowell

McDowell wins Grovetown race

Renee McDowell will fill the unexpired term of Councilman Dale Stoddard, who died June 16.
By Valerie Rowell

Hannah wins school seat by big margin

Richmond County School Board candidate Charlie Hannah handily defeated rival Franklyn Beckles and gained the District 2 seat Tuesday night, winning the election by more than 2,000 votes.
By Sean Gruber

Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

ATLANTA --David Perdue captured a majority to win Georgia's Senate seat Tuesday, keeping it in Republican hands and adding to his party's power in the U.S. Senate.
By Walter Jones

Deal coasts to election victory

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan soundly defeated Democratic challenger Jason Carter who was considered a rising star on a path to follow his grandfather to national office.
By Walter Jones

2014 Election Night Updates

Come back to this story all night for the latest updates on the 2014 Election. 

Election begins; voting steady

Voting has been steady so far this morning, local voting managers say.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Not many surprises expected in South Carolina elections

COLUMBIA - No Democrat has beaten an incumbent Republican in a statewide or congressional race since 1998. It will also be the first statewide general election under South Carolina's new voter ID law.
By Jeffrey Collins

Resident helped more than 9,000 register to vote

Shirley Woodley, 65, has registered more than 9,000 people in Richmond County between 2008 and 2012 and more since then.
By Tracey McManus

Deal, Perdue visit Augusta during state tour

Georgia gubernatorial incumbent Nathan Deal's and U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue's met supporters during a campaign stop at Daniel Field.
By Sean Gruber

Election Day to decide area races, issues

Election Day is here and while voters in the Augusta area might not miss the campaign commercials, Georgia's economy will.
By Wesley Brown

Runoffs likely, poll indicates

ATLANTA -- A poll released Monday show that by the time all the votes are counted Tuesday night, the elections for governor and senator are likely to go extra innings.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Nunn says government should solve problems

ATLANTA — A frequent topic in Michelle Nunn’s stump speech illustrates how her political philosophy differs from her Senate opponent, David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

3 keys to victory in Georgia Senate race

As Georgia's tight race for U.S. Senate barrels toward Election Day, three areas are key to whether Michelle Nunn or David Perdue win or end up in a Jan. 6 runoff.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Perdue wants to bring a CEO's perspective to the Senate

ATLANTA - From start to finish, David Perdue's campaign has been primarily about applying his perspective as a former corporate head to reining in the federal budget.
By Walter C. Jones

Candidates crisscross state in final get-out-the-vote push

GREENWOOD, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, are traveling different parts of the state Saturday in a final get-out-the-vote push.
By Seanna Adcox

Deal rallies supporters with Christie while Carter swings through south Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The candidates for Georgia governor campaigned in separate areas of the state on Saturday, counting on support from big names in a final push to Tuesday's election.
By Kathleen Foody

Swafford only candidate in race with experience

ATLANTA - Of the three candidates running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia this fall, only one has ever held public office, Amanda Swafford.
By Walter C. Jones

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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