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Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

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

Political newcomer, incumbent in House 125 race

Political newcomer W.P. 'Pat' Garrett is challenging Democratic incumbent Rep. Earnest Smith for the Georgia House District 125 seat.
By Meg Mirshak

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Court orders election for Harrell's seat to continue

COLUMBIA - The general election to fill former House Speaker Bobby Harrell's seat will continue Tuesday while the Supreme Court considers whether state election commissioners properly called for a ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches

ATLANTA - Georgia's rough-and-tumble campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate are nearing the end - or at least the next round.
By Bill Barrow

Graham says his remark about helping white men was joke

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's remark at a private, all-male dinner about mainly helping white men if he became president was a joke taken out of context, his campaign said Thursday.
By Jeffrey Collins

Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

Retired Hart County educator Brenda Jor­dan isn't afraid to take on seasoned Columbia County legislator Bill Jackson Sr. for the Georgia Senate District 24 post.
By Susan McCord

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Deal compares Democrat Carter to Obama

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Obama in the final days of his campaign against ...
By Kathleen Foody

Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

Two-term Republican Jesse C. Stone and Democratic activist Diane Evans might be two of the busier individuals criss-crossing District 23 in pursuit of the state Senate seat.
By Susan McCord

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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