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Nov 08
2017

MDJ: Two Democrats move on to District 6 runoff

Ricky Leroux Nov 8, 2017 Two Democrats have moved on to a runoff in the race to replace Republican state Sen. Hunter Hill: north Atlanta attorney Jen Jordan and Vinings pediatric dentist Jaha Howard. Jordan received a total of 5,860 votes across the Senate district, good for 24.4 percent, and Howard took 5,398 votes, or […]

Apr 15
2017

MDJ: AROUND TOWN: Talking trash with Mayor Tumlin

CALLING CAPTAIN AMERICA: Cobb GOP Chairman Jason Shepherd believes he’s found the source of Democratic Congressional hopeful Jon Ossoff’s support. “There is only one group powerful enough to manufacture a candidate like Jon Ossoff out (of) thin air and pump more than $10 million into his campaign. #HailHydra,” Shepherd posted on his Facebook page Friday, […]

Apr 13
2017

NPR: Political parties spend big in Georgia’s special congressional election

By Johnny Kauffman April 13, 2017 | 12:00 PM The November election was only five months ago, but already Republicans and Democrats are raising and spending big bucks in special congressional elections, like those in Kansas and Georgia this month. The outside money is really pouring into Georgia, where a special election is set for […]

Apr 13
2017

MDJ: Letter to the Editor: 6th District voters ‘too darn smart’ to elect Ossoff

DEAR EDITOR: Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff is right when he told Around Town that 6th District voters “are just too darn smart,” but he’s wrong about it having anything to do with negative ads against him. Sixth District voters are just too darn smart to vote for a 30-year-old with a resume that includes “congressional […]

Apr 07
2017

Press Republican: Democrat leads Georgia congressional race

By Jill Nolin | CNHI State Reporter Apr 7, 2017 Updated Apr 7, 2017  ATLANTA – Republicans are fighting to keep former Congressman Tom Price’s seat in what some see as an early glimpse of the nation’s mood going into the 2018 midterm elections. President Donald Trump tapped the Georgia congressman to be his secretary […]

Apr 02
2017

MDJ: Kemp draws strong crowd at Cobb GOP breakfast

Jon Gargis Apr 2, 2017 MARIETTA — The keynote appearance of Georgia’s first gubernatorial candidate for the 2018 race was one of several reasons Cobb County Republican Party Chairman Jason Shepherd believed led to a standing room-only turnout at the party’s monthly breakfast Saturday. Many of the 211 in attendance had to stand at the party’s […]

Mar 13
2017

AJC: Four months after a Hillary Clinton win, Cobb GOP ousts chairman

BY Greg Bluestein and Jim Galloway March 13, 2017 Frustrated Cobb Republicans ousted chairman Rose Wing over the weekend and replaced her with an avowed Donald Trump supporter, months after the county voted for a Democrat in the presidential race for the first time since 1976. Jason Shepherd, running on a “Make Cobb Red Again” platform, beat Wing […]

Mar 13
2017

AJC: Four months after a Hillary Clinton win, Cobb GOP ousts chairman

Greg Bluestein Jim Galloway March 13, 2017   A newly elected Cobb County GOP chairman Jason Shepherd stands with fellow officers on Saturday — photo via Shepherd’s Facebook page. Frustrated Cobb Republicans ousted chairman Rose Wing over the weekend and replaced her with an avowed Donald Trump supporter, months after the county voted for a […]

Mar 07
2017

Former 1st Vice-Chairman SC GOP Endorses Shepherd for Cobb Chairman

I got to know Jason back in the winter of 2006 when I was trying to reorganize the SC Young Republicans. Jason reached out to me and the chartering committee to give us some help and advice about the process as Jason played a big role in the National Young Republican Federation and knew its […]

Mar 06
2017

Michael Huneke Endorses Shepherd for Chairman. 

Michael Huneke, former Chairman of the Bartow County Republican Party and 1st Vice-Chairman of the 11th Congressional District issued the following statement regarding Jason Shepherd: “I came to know Jason M. Shepherd when serving on the 11th District Committee together. When he became chairman of the District Committee I served as 1st vice chairman. Jason […]