Tag Archives: Democratic party

Hatchett elected chairman of House GOP caucus

House Republicans elect three new caucus officers: Reps. Matt Hatchett, Sam Teasley and Matt Ramsey . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Democratic party , dubose porter , House Republican Caucus , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Sam Teasley

Political Notes – The invasion of the vanity candidates starts early

Since the Senate race is starting a year earlier than normal, it makes sense that the vanity candidates would start surfacing early as well . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Democratic party , executive appointments , Nathan Deal , Senate race , State Committee meeting , vanity candidates

Political Notes – The governor has some issues with bloggers

Gov. Nathan Deal gets a few things off his chest about political bloggers and their treatment of him . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , bloggers , Democratic party , Nathan Deal , stadium deal , World Congress Center Authority

Political Notes – Dems may take another shot at voter ID law

Democrats may file another legal challenge to Georgia’s photo ID requirement for voters; public school students did better on all major national tests this year . . .

Tags: Democratic party , Earl Ehrhart , John Barge , LakePoint sports complex , Mike Berlon , student test performance , tax break , voter id

On the campaign trail: Dems will try to remove Rick Crawford from the ballot

Democratic Party officials are moving to strike the name of Rep. Rick Crawford, a potential party-switcher, from the election ballot . . .

Tags: capital punishment , Chip Rogers , Democratic party , Georgia Equality , Glenn Richardson , Mike Berlon , personhood amendment , Rick Crawford

Democrats will include ethics question on primary ballot

Voters in both party primaries will be able to express an opinion on a referendum question related to lobbyist spending on legislators . . .

Tags: Democratic party , lobbyist spending limitation , primary election , referendum question , republican party

Georgia Supreme Court hears voter ID appeal

Georgia Supreme Court hears another challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s voter ID law . . .

Tags: Democratic party , Ga. Supreme Court , voter id