Tag Archives: Donna Sheldon

Political Notes: Burkhalter, Smith try to grab that DOT board seat

Former House speaker pro tem Mark Burkhalter and attorney Ray Smith are angling for a vacant seat on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , David Perdue , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , Mark Burkhalter , Ray Smith , State Transportation Board

On the campaign trail: For some candidates, geography was destiny

Strong turnout in southern and coastal Georgia helped Jack Kingston make it into the Senate runoff with David Perdue; geography was destiny in some other races too . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , 11th Congressional District , Alisha Thomas Morgan , Democratic incumbents , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , Georgia Coalition for Job Creation , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Nan Orrock , Senate race

On the campaign trail: Data guru Silver looks at the Senate race

One of the best-known political number crunchers, Nate Silver, gives the edge to the Republicans in Georgia’s Senate race . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District debate , Chris Irvin , Confederate flag , Donna Sheldon , Drew Westen , Gary Black , governor\'s race , Nate Silver , Senate race , Vidalia onions

On the Campaign Trail: Latest reports from congressional candidates

Here’s the latest look at how the contributions are flowing in Georgia’s congressional races . . .

Tags: Bob Barr , Buddy Carter , Charles Gregory , Congressional races , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , Jeff Chapman , John Barrow , Judy Manning , Mike Collins , Rick Allen , Tricia Pridemore

On the campaign trail – Early odds on the open congressional seats

A Washington newsletter assesses the candidates running for Georgia’s three open U.S. House seats; Vernon Jones will try to make yet another political comeback . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , 11th Congressional District , 1st Congressional District , Bob Barr , Buddy Carter , DeKalb County sheriff , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , Jason Carter , Mike Collins , Thomas Brown , Vernon Jones

On the campaign trail: Rep. Holt won’t run again

Rep. Doug Holt, who’s served for a decade in the Georgia House, announced that he will not run for another term . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , Donna Sheldon , Doug Holt , EMCs , Georgia Power , Jody Hice , Mike Collins

Ralston names Mark Hamilton to WCC overview panel

Rep. Mark Hamilton is appointed by Speaker David Ralston to the Georgia World Congress Center’s overview committee . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Donna Sheldon , Georgia World Congress Center , Mark Hamilton , overview committee

On the campaign trail: The money picture in congressional races comes into focus

Here’s the fundraising status of Georgia’s hottest congressional races . . .

Tags: Bob Barr , Buddy Carter , Congressional races , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , fundraising , Jeff Chapman , John Barrow , Michael Collins , primary election date , Rick Allen , Steve Jones

A May 20 primary date is in the cards for Georgia

Georgia seems assured of moving all state and federal primary elections to a May 20 date next year, the earliest in the state’s history . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Donna Sheldon , primary election date , Steve Jones

Political Notes – Sheldon leaves Legislature to focus on congressional race

Donna Sheldon, chair of the Georgia House’s Republican Caucus, resigns from the Legislature to campaign fulltime for Congress; Ed Lindsey attacks Bob Barr in the 11th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District race , 11th Congressional District race , Bob Barr , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , Hardie Davis , Michelle Nunn , Senate race , Women's Equality Day