Tag Archives: Eric Johnson

On the campaign trail: Carter calls for reopening of ethics probe

State Sen. Jason Carter has asked Attorney General Sam Olens to reopen an investigation of campaign finance complaints filed against Gov. Nathan Deal — something Olens is not likely to do . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Eric Johnson , ethics complaints , Jason Carter , Jody Hice , Nathan Deal , NRA , Paul Broun , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Conflict-of-interest charges in a DOT race

The race for a seat on the State Transportation Board heats up, as does the race for state GOP chairman between Sue Everhart and Tricia Pridemore . . .

Tags: David Doss , Eric Johnson , Georgia GOP , interbasin transfers , Jeff Lewis , State Transportation Board , Sue Everhart , Tom Scott , Tricia Pridemore

Political Notes – More students in Georgia’s colleges

Enrollment grows to a record 311,000 in the 35 institutions that comprise the University System . . .

Tags: enrollment , Eric Johnson , Erroll Davis , Ron Stephens , tobacco tax , troubled Georgia banks , University System

Political Notes – Two House Democrats jump ship

Two more white Democrats from rural legislative districts are switching parties . . .

Tags: Bob Hanner , Eric Johnson , Gerald Greene , House Democrats , House Republicans

Political Notes – The gloves are coming off

Deal and Barnes pound away at each other in Tuesday’s campaigning for governor; Eric Johnson asks the question ‘What if?’ about the Republican primary . . .

Tags: Eric Johnson , Nathan Deal , roy barnes

Political Notes – Too close to call?

How close will the margin of victory be in the GOP runoff for governor?; Eric Johnson’s expected endorsement that was never made; Palin’s late visit could be a boost for both parties . . .

Tags: Eric Johnson , GOP runoff , Jane Kidd , karen handel , Nathan Deal , Sarah Palin

Kingston: Eric is backing Nathan

Savannah newspaper reports that Eric Johnson is supporting Nathan Deal over Karen Handel in the GOP runoff for governor . . .

Tags: Eric Johnson , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Nathan Deal

Political Notes: GOP will pick up state Senate seat

Chuck Pardue withdraws from the race for a Georgia Senate seat in the Augusta area, ensuring that Republicans will pick up another Senate seat in the general election . . .

Tags: Chuck Pardue , Eric Johnson , karen handel

Political Notes: Jack’s for Nathan

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston endorses Nathan Deal in the GOP runoff for governor; Deal and Karen Handel both have some unflattering media publicity to contend with . . .

Tags: Eric Johnson , GOP runoff for governor , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Nathan Deal

Some people just shouldn’t make predictions

A look at some of the goofier predictions being made prior to the primary election . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Eric Johnson , John Oxendine , karen handel , Nathan Deal