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News Georgia » Politics: Cagle is the Georgia Capitol crowd’s man for governor

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/cagle-the-georgia-capitol-crowd-man-for-governor/e4lRy9WDUwCh399kuzXcAL/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“Voters in Georgia are tired of this same old, self-serving and slimy politics.” Another Republican rival, Hill, said through a spokesman that the latest financial reports only scratch the surface. “For 24 years, lobbyists have paid the money in and ...

News Georgia » Politics: Amazon Bid Makes Some In Ga. GOP Worry About Politics Of Corporate Citizenship

News channel or source: https://www.wabe.org/amazon-bid-makes-ga-gop-worry-politics-corporate-citizenship/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In the middle of Georgia’s annual legislative session, the halls inside the statehouse are packed with lobbyists and lawmakers. Most of them are older, white men, but Democratic state Rep. Brenda Lopez is not. Last year, she became the first Latina ...

News Georgia » Politics: Georgia legislature eschews federal election security support (Video)

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2018/02/16/georgia-legislature-eschews-federal-election.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Secretary of State’s office is also coordinating with DHS for additional cybersecurity training to local elections officials to help bridge some of the notable gaps in Georgia’s election security protocols. The much-publicized failures have ...

News Georgia » Politics: For Georgia Democrats, the Governor’s Mansion Is in Reach. But Are They Selling the Platform Voters Want?

News channel or source: https://theintercept.com/2018/02/13/georgia-governor-race-democratic-primary/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Democrats performed well in the 2017 special elections, picking up legislative seats that were in 2016 considered so noncompetitive that Republicans ran unopposed. Still, it is unlikely that Democrats will control Georgia’s severely gerrymandered ...

News Georgia » Politics: 'Adios Amazon': Tech giant sparks Georgia Capitol debate

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/13/adios-amazon-tech-giant-sparks-georgia-capitol-debate-n2448592
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Lawmakers and lobbyists in Georgia are viewing various pieces of legislation through ... In the run-up to November's elections, conservative Republican legislators are pushing hot-button social issues that can win votes in rural parts of the state.

News Georgia » Politics: In Plains, Georgia, former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school program still draws crowds

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/in-plains-georgia-former-president-jimmy-carters-sunday-school-program-still-draws-crowds/article/5583552
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

I am, of course, referring to the administration of President Jimmy Carter, the erstwhile peanut farmer from Plains, Georgia, who burst onto the national political stage in 1976, wooing the electorate with born-again, can-do spirit. Perhaps it was because ...

News Georgia » Politics: More than tweets the eye: UGA student uses popular Twitter account for humor, politics and fostering activism

News channel or source: https://www.redandblack.com/culture/more-than-tweets-the-eye-uga-student-uses-popular-twitter/article_8f5600d0-0c5d-11e8-80e9-7b032e59bc7c.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Thomas Moore is a regular junior at the University of Georgia studying political science and international affairs — he just happens to also have more than 25,000 followers on his Twitter account @Thomas_A_Moore. A quick glance at Moore’s page ...

News Georgia » Politics: Georgia voters could have paper ballots, voting receipts for elections

News channel or source: http://www.13wmaz.com/news/politics/georgia-voters-could-have-paper-ballots-voting-receipts-for-elections/516292299
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

ATLANTA - For 16 years, Georgia voters have used touch screen computer terminals to decide elections. In a world where smartphones only last a few years, the voting terminals are downright ancient, according to state Rep. Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs).

News Georgia » Politics: Democrats Are Starting To Worry About The Georgia Governor’s Primary

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/darrensands/democrats-are-starting-to-worry-about-the-georgia-governors
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The political commentator Jason Johnson called the apparent effort ... The deadline to file if you intend to run for governor in Georgia is March 9.

News Georgia » Politics: Citing Costs, Some GOP Governors Refuse to Hold Special Elections

News channel or source: http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/gov-republican-governors-special-elections-florida-wisconsin.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"It's a pathetic and shameful way to avoid further election losses." There were no other partisan turnovers in the other special legislative elections held this week in Georgia, Minnesota and Oklahoma, although notably, the victory by assisted living ...