Tag Archives: Georgia Senate race

Isakson wins Senate race without a runoff

Sen. Johnny Isakson easily beats his Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale; Tim Echols is reelected to the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Georgia Senate race , PSC race

Democrats win back DeKalb senate seat

Tonya Anderson regains a state Senate seat for Democrats, defeating incumbent Sen. JaNice VanNess . . .

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Trump has 4-point Georgia lead in Opinion Savvy poll

Opinion Savvy poll has Trump leading Clinton by 50-46 percent, Sen. Johnny Isakson ahead of Jim Barksdale by 51-42 percent . . .

Tags: Alec Poitevint , Donald Trump , early voting trends , Georgia presidential race poll , Georgia Senate race , Hillary Clinton

Political Notes: School takeover opponents file suit

A late-breaking lawsuit challenges the “Opportunity School District” constitutional amendment on the Nov. 8 election ballot . . .

Tags: Brandon Phillips , Fulton County lawsuit , Georgia Senate race , school takeover amendment

Isakson agrees to one rather than six debates with Barksdale

There will be just one debate in Georgia’s Senate race this fall . . .

Tags: debates , Georgia Senate race , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson

Will Trump knock Isakson out of the Senate?

Are the polls right when they suggest that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign could have a negative impact on Johnny Isakson’s reelection campaign? . . .

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Will Trump knock Isakson out of his Senate seat?

The Senate race in Georgia is turning out to be closer than expected; how badly is Donald Trump’s presence on the ticket hurting Sen. Johnny Isakson . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Georgia Senate race , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson

Political Notes — Three polls with one message: there are two close races in Georgia

All of a sudden, Georgia’s presidential and senatorial races are both looking very competitive . . .

Tags: faithless elector , Georgia Senate race , Polls , presidential race

Political Notes – Price seeks an opening in leadership re-shuffling

U.S. Rep. Tom Price mulls a run for the House majority leader’s job as House Republicans also near the deadline for shutting down the federal government over the Planned Parenthood controversy . . .

Tags: federal government shutdown , Georgia Senate race , House majority leader , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood , Raphael Warnock , Tom Price

New polls: Georgians oppose shutdown, tea party support drops

Two polls show that Republicans and the tea party suffered political damage from the federal government shutdown . . .

Tags: Georgia Senate race , Pew Research Center , Polls , PPP