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ATLANTA – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce endorsed Republican state Sen. Burt Jones for lieutenant governor Wednesday. The business group cited Jones’ pro-business record in its endorsement announcement. Jones also is the owner of a small business. “His lifetime ‘A’ rating with the chamber during his tenure in the General Assembly demonstrates that Senator Jones […]

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Donald Trump on Tuesday once again showcased his control over the GOP's open primaries, as the former President's chosen candidate won Wisconsin's Republican primary for governor over a rival backed by former Vice President Mike Pence and much of the party's establishment in the battleground state.

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ATLANTA – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has agreed to debate incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock Oct. 14 in Savannah. For weeks, Warnock has been criticizing Walker for not agreeing to a specific schedule of debates. Walker has responded by saying said he would be ready to debate his opponent but only under “fair […]

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ATLANTA – The state ethics commission voted Monday to move forward with a full hearing on whether a group founded by Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams and its affiliated action fund violated campaign finance laws.  At the center of the dispute is whether the activities of the New Georgia Project and an affiliated fund were […]

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ATLANTA – Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams are in a virtual dead heat, according to a new poll. The survey of 950 Georgia adults, including 753 registered voters, found Kemp holding a 1-point lead over Abrams, 45% to 44%, statistically considered a tie. The poll, conducted July 21 through July 24 […]

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ALPHARETTA – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker landed an endorsement from a national law-enforcement organization Friday, even as Democrats continued to hammer away at false claims that he worked in law enforcement. The National Border Patrol Council endorsed Walker, citing his support for tougher enforcement at the nation’s southern border to choke off illegal […]

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ATLANTA – A new poll of battleground states gives Democrats the advantage in both the Georgia governor’s race and the U.S. Senate contest, but only if the party can get its voters to the ballot box. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is leading Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams by 8 points – 51% to 43% – according […]

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Wes Moore, the former Robin Hood Foundation CEO, will win Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial primary, CNN projected Friday. He will defeat Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot, former Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez, former Education Secretary John King and former Maryland A…

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ALBANY — The U.S. Capitol wasn’t the only location for Jan. 6 mayhem; Georgia’s Gold Dome also saw some activity, including the intrusion of armed militia members.

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ATLANTA – Despite being from different political parties, the two incumbents atop the Georgia ballot this year are leading their respective races, according to a new poll. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is ahead of Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams 52% to 45%, according to a survey commissioned by AARP Georgia. The poll found Democratic U.S. Sen. […]

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ATLANTA – U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., is continuing to raise more money toward his reelection bid than Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Warnock brought in more than $17.2 million during the second quarter, the senator’s campaign reported Wednesday. The Walker campaign received nearly $6.2 million in contributions during April, May, and June. Warnock reported $22.2 […]

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ATLANTA – Republican state Sen. Burt Jones has jumped out to a huge fund-raising lead over Democrat Charlie Bailey in the race for lieutenant governor with fewer than four months remaining until Election Day. Meanwhile, the Democratic challengers in the contests for secretary of state and state school superintendent are outpacing the GOP incumbents in […]

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ALBANY — With three votes cast at the Albany State University precinct and 11 at Turner Elementary School, it’s safe to say that turnout for Tuesday’s primary runoff elections was not great in Dougherty County.

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ATLANTA – Bee Nguyen won the Georgia primary runoff for the Democratic Party’s nomination for secretary of state on Tuesday night. Nguyen won 77% of the runoff votes, while her opponent, Dee Dawkins-Haigler, won 23%. Nguyen currently represents Atlanta in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will now face incumbent Republican Brad Raffensperger in the […]

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ALBANY — With school out and long days on the calendar, there are things to do and places to go. That includes the voting polls, which open on Monday for a week of early voting in runoff elections.

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ALBANY — The Joyce Barlow campaign for Georgia state representative of House District 151 was named to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s list of most closely watched races for 2022. The DLCC selects critical races with strong candidates from across the country to highlight on i…

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ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp’s first TV ad of the general election campaign fires back at Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams for a statement she made last month that Georgia is “the worst state in the country to live.” The 30-second ad, released Tuesday, takes exception to Abrams’ comments by ticking off several of Kemp’s accomplishments […]

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ATLANTA – The two Democrats competing in the runoff for labor commissioner found little to disagree on during their Atlanta Press Club debate on Monday.   William “Will” Boddie, Jr. and Nicole Horn both touted their pro-worker policies and plans to revamp the state Department of Labor, which ran into serious problems delivering unemployment benefits to Georgians […]

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Democrat Janice Laws Robinson at the insurance commissioner runoff debate. Her opponent, Raphael Baker, did not attend. Democrat Janice Laws Robinson described her plans to hold insurance companies accountable during an Atlanta Press Club runoff debate Monday. Robinson’s opponent, Raphael Baker, did not attend the debate.   Though Robinson earned far more votes than Baker in the May […]

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ATLANTA – Charlie Bailey, a lawyer who is running for Georgia’s lieutenant governor position, was the sole candidate to appear at the Atlanta Press Club runoff debate today. Kwanza Hall, the other Democratic candidate in the runoff, failed to show up for the debate, giving Bailey a chance to explain how he would defeat Republican […]

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ATLANTA – The two Democrats seeking their party’s nomination for Georgia Secretary of State agreed on the issues Monday while focusing most of their fire on Republican incumbent Brad Raffensperger. State Rep. Bee Nguyen gave Raffensperger credit for standing up to former President Donald Trump and refusing to go along with Trump’s attempts to overturn […]

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ATLANTA – The two Republican candidates for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District seat agreed on the major issues in a debate Monday. But that didn’t stop trucking executive Mike Collins and former state Rep. Vernon Jones from delivering some sharp exchanges during the 30-minute debate livestreamed by Georgia Public Broadcasting, mostly over which of the two […]

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ATLANTA – Going into last Tuesday’s Republican gubernatorial primary, former U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s challenge of incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp was threatening to tear the GOP apart, potentially easing Democrat Stacey Abrams’ path to victory. But the huge margin of Kemp’s primary win – amassing nearly 74% of the vote to just 22% for Perdue […]

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ATLANTA – Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore Butch Miller conceded defeat Friday in a tight race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. With 100% of the vote counted, state Sen. Burt Jones, R-Jackson, received 50.07% of the vote, narrowly avoiding a runoff with Miller, R-Gainesville, who finished second in a four-way race with 31.12% […]

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ATLANTA -- Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger will join Gov. Brian Kemp as the state’s most prominent Donald Trump political targets to avoid a runoff against candidates endorsed by the former president.

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ATLANTA – One of Georgia’s down-ballot candidates backed by former President Donald Trump was threatening to capture the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor without a runoff, while another running for secretary of state was fighting to force a second round. With about 80% of the vote counted at 11:15 p.m., state Sen. Burt Jones, R-Jackson, […]

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