Tag Archives: primary elections

Lopez and Lopez are victorious in primary vote

Brenda Lopez will become the first Latina to serve in the General Assembly; Dax Lopez is elected to another term as a State Court judge . . .

Tags: Latino candidates , primary elections

Legislative leaders are in the crosshairs in Tuesday’s primary

Legislative leaders and committee chairmen around the state are under the gun in Tuesday’s primary elections. Can they all survive, or will some of them be taken out? . . .

Tags: committee chairmen , leadership , Legislature , primary elections

Some major lawmakers are getting ‘primaried’

Some prominent legislators and congressmen are drawing opposition in their own Republican primary . . .

Tags: primary elections , qualifying week

Be careful in reading the pre-election polls — they can lead you astray

Not every poll is an accurate one — a lesson that will be learned anew by political observers when the primary election ballots are counted . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: inaccurate polls , primary elections

Qualifying starts for May 20 primaries

Candidates flocked to the state capitol Monday to qualify for statewide and legislative offices in the May 20 primary elections . . .

Tags: candidate qualifying , primary elections

On the campaign trail: A very early qualifying week begins Monday

Candidate qualifying for statewide, congressional and legislative offices will begin Monday at the state capitol . . .

Tags: candidate qualifying , fundraiser , labor commissioner , Nathan Deal , Nikki Haley , primary elections , state school superintendent

Deal signs bill moving primary election date

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation that moves state primary elections to May 20, their earliest date ever . . .

Tags: date change , Nathan Deal , primary elections

Senate committee votes out election date change

Legislation changing the primary date for state elections to May 20 gets Senate committee approval . . .

Tags: date change , primary elections , Senate Ethics Committee

Political Notes – GOP congressmen split over farm/food stamp bill

Georgia’s Republican congressmen found themselves badly divided on two major bills this week; the state law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote, as it turns out, has never actually been enforced . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , House Republicans , insurance fraud , primary elections , proof of citizenship , Ralph Hudgens , state Republican Party , voter registration

Rogers, Balfour hold off challengers, Heath in a runoff

While tea party activists pointed to big victories in the T-SPLOST and ethics reform votes, they did not do as well when they got involved in individual legislative races . . .

Tags: Georgia House , Georgia Senate , primary elections