Tag: Election

Nov 08

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 […]

May 03

NYT: Georgia Wonders: Will Newcomers Dye the Suburbs Blue?

By RICHARD FAUSSET MAY 3, 2017 JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — At first blush, this bedroom city of 83,000 a half-hour north of Atlanta might be mistaken for the perfect example of a white-flight Sun Belt suburb. It sits squarely in the congressional district once represented by Newt Gingrich, with excellent public schools and master-planned communities […]

Apr 13

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 […]

Mar 16

MDJ: Election officials reject advocacy groups’ call for paper ballots

Mary Kate McGowan | Mar 15, 2017 Georgia and Cobb election officials are rejecting calls from advocacy groups for voters to use paper ballots while the FBI investigates a data breach at Kennesaw State University. Voters will continue to use electronic voting machines during upcoming elections, said Candice Broce, spokesperson for Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. […]

Nov 06

You’re So Vain – Obama Edition

Thanks to Monica Matthews for recording the first stanza You walked up to the podium like you were walking up to your tee. A smirk strategically across your face, Right there for them all to see. You had both eyes on the prompter as you watched the press stirring. And all the reporters dreamed they’d […]