Tag Archives: special elections

Political Notes — Keith Parker will step down as MARTA chief

Keith Parker makes a surprise announcement that he’s leaving his job as MARTA’s general manager . . .

Tags: FCC broadband committee , Keith Parker , MARTA , special elections , Tal DuVall

Cannon, Long head to runoff in HD 58 special election

Former legislator Ralph Long and Park Cannon are forced into a runoff in a special election to replace Simone Bell . . .,

Tags: House District 58 , special elections

GOP’s Van Ness grabs Democratic Senate seat

Republicans win a Georgia Senate seat that had long been held by Democrats as JaNice Van Ness edges Tonya Anderson in a special election . . .

Tags: General Assembly , special elections

Three special legislative elections set for Tuesday

Three special elections will be held in two state Senate districts and one House district where incumbent legislators resigned . . .

Tags: General Assembly , House District 122 , Senate District 20 , Senate District 43 , special elections

Runoffs will be needed in two legislative races

Two special elections to fill empty legislative seats are headed to runoffs, while a third was decided by a very close margin . . .

Tags: General Assembly , special elections

Candidates flock to legislative special elections

A total of 14 candidates have qualified for Nov. 3 special elections in two legislative districts . . .

Tags: Angela Moore , Bill Kennedy , Diane Adoma , House District 122 , Janice Van Ness , Jodi Lott , Joe Mullins , Mack Taylor , Marcus Jordan , Mark Newton , Pat Goodwin , Rodney Upton , Senate District 43 , Sharon Griffin Sawyer , Sherri Washington , special elections , Stan Williams , Tonya Anderson

Special elections called to replace legislators Harbin, Ramsey

Special elections will be held Nov. 3 to elect replacements for resigned legislators Ben Harbin and Ron Ramsey . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Ron Ramsey , special elections

Special elections don’t produce any winners – as of yet

Two legislative elections and a DeKalb County Commission race may have to proceed to a July 14 special election, although there’s still a possibility one of them could be decided early . . .

Tags: Dave Beaudoin , David Van Sant , DeKalb County Commission , George Turner , Georgia House , Marie Metze , Mereda Johnson , Shelitha Robertson , Sheri Gilligan , special elections

Two legislative elections appear headed to runoffs

Sheri Smallwood Gilligan nearly won Mark Hamilton’s House seat outright on Tuesday, but apparently will proceed to a July 14 runoff election . . .

Tags: House District 24 , House District 55 , special elections

Six special legislative elections set for June, July

Six special elections have been scheduled to replace former members of the Georgia House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Georgia House , special elections