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Georgia may move to an appointed state school superintendent

Rep. Mike Dudgeon will propose a constitutional amendment that would make the state school superintendent an appointed rather than an elected position . . .

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Is this elected office really necessary?

State Rep. Mike Dudgeon proposed Georgia end its long practice of electing a state school superintendent — an idea worth looking at . . .

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Barge endorses Wilson in superintendent’s race

Democrat Valarie Wilson is endorsed by state school Supt. John Barge, a Republican, in her race against Richard Woods for superintendent . . .

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School supt. race tightens in new poll

Race for state school superintendent is getting closer, with Republican Richard Woods still leading Democrat Valarie Wilson . . .

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On the campaign trail: School candidate has issues with ‘The Color Purple’

An award-winning novel by Georgia’s Alice Walker becomes a topic of discussion in the race for state school superintendent; in the governor’s race, differing opinions on missed votes . . .

Tags: Alice Walker , Jason Carter , missed votes , Nathan Deal , Richard Woods , state school superintendent , The Color Purple , Valarie Wilson

Recount doesn’t change school supt. race – Woods wins

Richard Woods is the winner in a recount of the Republican runoff election for state school superintendent . . .

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On the campaign trail: Vox Populi poll has Perdue leading Nunn, 49-40

David Perdue leads Michelle Nunn in Senate race poll released by Vox Populi; Kemp okays recount of GOP runoff for state school superintendent . . .

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Woods squeaks by Buck in GOP school supt. runoff

Middle Georgia educator Richard Woods, with tea party support, wins a close GOP runoff over Mike Buck for state school superintendent . . .

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Wilson wins Democratic runoff for school superintendent; GOP race too close to call

Valarie Wilson is the Democratic nominee for state school superintendent; she’ll face either Mike Buck or Richard Woods in the general election . . .

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On the campaign trail: Morgan, Fort continue their feud

State Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan and Sen. Vincent Fort exchange some fighting words over her future political plans . . .

Tags: Alisha Thomas Morgan , Greg Hecht , Jack Kingston , Michele Bachmann , Sam Olens , Senate race , state school superintendent , Vincent Fort