Tag Archives: Sam Snider

Political Notes – Ralston will have a rematch in GOP primary

Wrestling coach Sam Snider says he will run again in 2016 GOP primary against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , ethics ranking , Marco Rubio , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sam Snider , Tyrone Brooks

The cost of Ralston’s reelection: Nearly $1 million

It took a lot of money for Speaker David Ralston to beat his Republican primary opponent, but he was willing to spend it . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Don Balfour , Republican primary , Sam Snider

Ralston’s race is one of several challenges to legislative veterans

Several prominent lawmakers are faced with challengers in their own party primaries, including Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , Debbie Dooley , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Legislative elections , Ray Boyd , Sam Moore , Sam Snider

On the campaign trail: Towery tries to rally lobbyist support for Ralston

Lobbyist support lines up for House Speaker David Ralston; new poll shows mixed feelings among Georgians towards new gun law . . .

Tags: David Ralston , gun carry bill , Matt Towery , Sam Snider , Senate debate

In this election cycle, Ralston has to work a little

House Speaker David Ralston has been reelected without opposition for the past decade — but that is not the case this year . . .

Tags: anti-abortion , Cecil Staton , David Ralston , House races , Jason Spencer , Nancy Stasinis , Sam Snider , Tea Party

Pennington qualifies with a hard swing at incumbent governor

David Pennington is already mixing it up with his Republican primary opponent, Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: David Pennington , David Ralston , governor's GOP primary , Jack Murphy , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , Sam Snider

On the campaign trail: Broun is ready to invade the U.N.

Here’s a political golden oldie: Paul Broun wants the U.S. out of the U.N. and the U.N. out of the U.S. . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , David Ralston , Macon Bibb County election , medical malpractice , Paul Broun , Rick Jackson , Sam Snider , United Nations

On the campaign trail: Sept. 30 will be a ‘triple witching hour’

The stars are aligning, politically, on Sept. 30 as several important deadlines converge . . .

Tags: 1st Congressional District , Bob Johnson , Buddy Carter , David Ralston , government shutdown , Jason Spencer , Obamacare , Phil Gingrey , Sam Snider , Triple Witching Hour

On the campaign trail: Should Georgia schools upgrade the teaching of geography?

Half of the candidates who qualified to run in a special election for the Georgia Senate find that their eligibility is being challenged . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , David Ralston , Matt Laughridge , Paul Broun , Sam Snider , Senate District 14 , Senate race , Todd Akin