Tag Archives: Georgia Democratic Party

Political Notes – State Democratic Party bolsters field program

Georgia Democratic Party hires new field organizers; Attorney General Sam Olens won’t object to bill weakening open records law . . .

Tags: dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Supreme Court , open records , Paul Broun , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Georgia Democrats set their presidential primary ballot

State Democratic Party officials have finalized the list of candidates who will appear on the 2016 presidential primary ballot . . .

Tags: Georgia Democratic Party , Joe Kirby , Nathan Deal appointments , Paul Jennings , primary ballot , Ralph Long , Simone Bell

Political Notes – Deal signs off on the SEC Primary

Gov. Nathan Deal signs an executive order confirming March 1 as the date for Georgia’s presidential preference primary . . .

Tags: Augusta legislative race , Brian Kemp , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal , presidential primary , SEC primary

Klobuchar to keynote renamed Democratic Party fundraiser

State Democrats have renamed their annual fundraiser “the Democratic Party of Georgia State Dinner” . . .

Tags: Amy Klobuchar , fundraiser , Georgia Democratic Party , jefferson-jackson

Ga. Democrats will drop the J and the J from J-J Dinner

Democratic Party leaders in Georgia and Connecticut will no longer invoke the names of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson in their annual fundraising dinner . . .

Tags: Georgia Democratic Party , Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Former Democratic chairman gets five-year federal sentence

Michael Berlon, a disbarred lawyer who once was the Georgia Democratic Party’s state chairman, is sentenced to federal prison on fraud charges . . .

Tags: Georgia Democratic Party , Michael Berlon , wire fraud

Political Notes: Hard times for Georgia’s party leaders

Current and former chairmen of state political parties are dealing with some legal issues; state school superintendent still opposes Common Core . . .

Tags: Common Core , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Republican Party , John Padgett , Mike Berlon , Richard Woods

Political Notes – Legislative leaders look very familiar

The legislative caucuses elect familiar leadership slates for the next session; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed snipes at Democratic Party Chairman DuBose Porter . . .

Tags: dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Invest Atlanta , Kasim Reed , legislative caucus leaders

Political Notes – Porter says he’ll run again for Democratic Party chairman

DuBose Porter says he will run for a full term as chairman of the Georgia Democratic Party; a legislative committee is appointed to draw the maps of new DeKalb cities . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , DeKalb cities , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Kasim Reed

Political Notes – The circular firing squads are being formed

There’s already some squabbling going on among Georgia Democrats about the party chairman’s role in the recent general election . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Brookhaven , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia polling , J. Max Davis , Kasim Reed , Pink Pony nightclub , Tharon Johnson , Todd Rehm