Tag Archives: Jerry Gonzalez

Voter registration efforts reshape the Georgia electorate

An unprecedented effort to register minority voters is making Georgia’s electorate more diverse . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Helen Kim Ho , Jerry Gonzalez , minority voters , Stacey Abrams , voter registration

Voter registration deadline is Monday, with applications still being processed

As the deadline approached for voters to register for the general election, many applications were still in the process of being verified . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Jerry Gonzalez , minority voters , secretary of state's office , Stacey Abrams , unprocessed applications , verification of voter registration , voter registration fraud

On the campaign trail: Obama delays immigration action until after election

President Obama holds off on an executive order on immigration, irritating Latinos and immigration activists . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Corry Bliss , Georgia Equality , immigration , Jerry Gonzalez , LGBT endorsements

Political Notes – Latinos ask for a better election system in Gainesville

Latino activists want to end the practice of at-large city council elections in Gainesville, contending that it dilutes the Hispanic vote . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Gainesville City Council , GALEO , Jerry Gonzalez , John Barrow , Keegan Federal , Lee Anderson , Mark Butler , MARTA , Oliver Bateman , unemployment benefits

Latino groups call for T-SPLOST approval

T-SPLOST tax continues to pick up detractors and supporters in the final days before next Tuesday’s referendum . . .

Tags: Constitution Party , Jerry Gonzalez , Kasim Reed , Latino leaders , T-SPLOST , transportation tax , Winfred Dukes

Political Notes – Newt will have things to do after the campaign

Newt Gingrich, fresh from his unsuccessful race for president, will address the state GOP convention in Columbus next month . . .

Tags: Arizona immigration law , Charles Kuck , GOP state convention , Helen Kim Ho , Jerry Gonzalez , Newt Gingrich , Sue Everhart , Supreme Court , Travis Kim

Political Notes – Turning point for the Cain campaign?

The sexual harassment complaints against Herman Cain appear to be chipping away at his support among likely Republican voters, as two recent polls suggest . . .

Tags: Gallup , Herman Cain , immigration , Jerry Gonzalez , Katie Dempsey , poll support , rasmussen , sexual harassment , Willou Smith

Latinos have gains and losses under redistricting plan

The House redistricting map includes a district with a Latino majority, but also puts Rep. Pedro Marin, one of the first Latinos ever elected to the Legislature, in a Republican-leaning district . . .

Tags: House redistricting , Jerry Gonzalez , Latinos , Pedro Marin , Roger Lane

Political Notes — Go easy on immigrants, farmers warn

Georgia Farm Bureau warns lawmakers not to crack down too hard on immigrants, a primary source of labor for the state’s agriculture industry; Rep. Jack Kingston will not be the Appropriations Committee chairman . . .

Tags: Arizona law , GALEO , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Farm Bureau , Jack Kingston , Jane Kidd , Jerry Gonzalez , migrant workers , Seth Harp

Legislators criticize University System’s immigration policy

Republican lawmakers are very unhappy about the Board of Regents’ policy that allows undocumented students to attend public colleges if they pay out-of-state tuition rates . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , immigration committee , Jack Murphy , Jeff Mullis , Jerry Gonzalez , Michael Harden