Tag Archives: Democratic Party of Georgia

Georgia Democrats reelect Porter as state chairman

The Democratic Party’s state committee members elect former legislator DuBose Porter to a full four-year term as Georgia chairman . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , dubose porter , Kip Carr , Nikema Williams , R. J. Hadley , Ted Terry

Georgia Democrats to elect officers for new term

The Democratic Party of Georgia will elect officers for a new four-year term on Jan. 31 . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , dubose porter , party officers , Tharon Johnson

Former Democratic Party chief Berlon indicted on fraud charges

Michael Berlon is indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he defrauded a legal client . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , federal fraud charges , Michael Berlon , Sally Quillian Yates

On the campaign trail: Is a criminal record an asset when running for public office?

Races in Georgia and California raise the question of whether a prison record is a positive qualification when a candidate runs for elective office . . .

Tags: California governor's race , convicted felon , Democratic Party of Georgia , Derrick Grayson , Glenn Champ , Jefferson Jackson Dinner , Nathan Deal , Senate race , Stacey Kalberman lawsuit , State Ethics Commission

Political Notes – Senate budget director is leaving

The director of the Senate Budget Office will step down later this year; candidates are lining up to run for the state chairman’s position with the Democratic Party . . .

Tags: cost overruns , David Shafer , death penalty , Democratic Party of Georgia , Department of Corrections , Doug Stoner , Hall County Commission , Jason Fernandes , Mary Hodges Squires , R. J. Hadley , Sam Olens , Senate Budget Office , Southern Co. , Tharon Johnson

Political Notes – UGA moves on to a life without Adams

Michael Adams is officially replaced by Jere Morehead as University of Georgia president; Nikema Williams makes some changes at the Democratic Party of Georgia . . .

Tags: Charles Ruffin , Democratic Party of Georgia , Ed Lindsey , Jere Morehead , michael adams , Nikema Williams , State Bar of Georgia , uga

Political Notes – Squires announces for DPG chair

Former legislator Mary Squires is running for chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia; there will be other candidates in the race . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , Corps of Engineers , Democratic Party of Georgia , Doug Stoner , dubose porter , Henry "Wayne" Howard , Lake Lanier , Mary Squires , Phoebe Putney Hospital , Tharon Johnson

Berlon will step down as state Democratic chairman

Embattled state Democratic Party Chairman Mike Berlon says he will step down from his leadership post . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , Mike Berlon

Political Notes – National GOP goes after Barrow on a mobile level

Mobile billboards are the latest weapon the national GOP is wielding as it goes after Democratic Rep. John Barrow . . .

Tags: credit rating , Democratic Party of Georgia , Eric Gray , GEMA , John Barrow , John Stone , mobile billboards , NRCC , S & P , Southern Co.

Georgia Democrats set June 6 meeting on status of chairman

The fate of state chairman Mike Berlon could be determined at a June 6 meeting of the Democratic Party’s executive committee . . .

Tags: David Worley , Democratic Party of Georgia , Mike Berlon , state chairman