Tag Archives: Georgia Republican Party

Watson cleans house at Georgia Republican Party

New state chairman John Watson announces some administrative changes in the Republican Party organization . . .

Tags: Georgia Republican Party , John Watson

Political Notes – Republicans gather to elect new chairman

GOP delegates will elect a replacement for outgoing party chairman John Padgett at the state convention in Augusta . . .

Tags: distracted driving study committee , Georgia Republican Party , Jason Carter , Michael Williams

Political Notes — AJC calls out operative for using bogus quote

Republicans get caught attacking a Democratic candidate for something he didn’t actually say; Clarkston votes to ease the penalties for possession of marijuana . . .

Tags: Clarkston , decriminalize marijuana , GAE , Georgia Republican Party , Jim Barksdale , Sid Chapman

Political Notes – State GOP brings in some cash

Georgia Republicans refill some of their financial coffers; the pre-kindergarten program gets a promotional boost . . .

Tags: DECAL , garnishment law , Georgia Arts and Humanities , Georgia Republican Party , Nathan Deal , Planned Parenthood , Pre-K program , Voices for Georgia's Children

Political Notes – Kodak plans Columbus expansion

Eastman Kodak announces a business expansion in Columbus; Georgia politicians find presidential candidates to endorse . . .

Tags: Georgia Republican Party , Kodak , presidential endorsements , Southern Co. , Voting Rights Act

Georgia GOP chooses pragmatism over ideological purity

Georgia Republicans reelect their state chairman rather than a more ideological challenger, but not by much . . .

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GOP activists ready to rumble in the Classic City

The Republican Party’s annual state convention kicks off in Athens with a fight for state chairman and speeches from presidential contenders . . .

Tags: Georgia Republican Party , state convention

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

On the campaign trail: Voters in Georgia (and the nation) push back against an unpopular president

President Barack Obama motivated conservative voters to turn out and elect Republicans in Georgia and across the nation . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Republican Party , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal

On the campaign trail: Congressmen want to cut off travelers from Africa

The Ebola outbreak has become a last-minute issue on the campaign trail, and several Georgia congressman want to cut off travel to the U.S. from West Africa . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Ebola outbreak , Georgia Republican Party , John Barrow , Lynn Westmoreland , Nathan Deal , Senate race , Ted Cruz , Tom Price , victory tour