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Atlanta Press Club Debate Schedule

U.S. Senate
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:00pm
Congressional District 12
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 6:30pm
State Insurance Commissioner
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 6:00pm
Decision Georgia 2014 - Governor
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
Lieutenant Governor
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 6:30pm
Secretary of State
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
Attorney General
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
State School Superintendent
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
State Labor Commissioner
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 6:30pm
State Agriculture Commissioner
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

2014 Attorney General Candidates

Sam Olens (R)*

Olens has fought for stronger laws to protect Georgians. In 2011, he worked with legislators to strengthen the penalties for sex trafficking, making Georgia’s law one of the toughest in the nation. In 2012, he spearheaded the first comprehensive revision of Georgia’s sunshine laws in more than a decade. In 2013, he led the effort to stem the epidemic of prescription drug abuse with a law that requires pain management clinics to be licensed and regulated.

Greg Hecht (D)

Ex-State Sen., Attorney & '06 Lt. Gov. Candidate

Hecht is an AV Rated Attorney by Martindale Hubbell, the Highest Rating for Legal Ability and Professional Ethics. Before Hecht was in the legislature, he was an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Georgia for 4 years prosecuting violent criminals, drug traffickers, child abusers, and identity thieves.

* Denotes incumbent

The debate between candidates for Attorney General airs on October 12, 2014 at 7:30PM.

2014 Election Coverage

Stacey Abrams Georgia Democrat

Elect More Women in Georgia? Not This Year

Georgia Democrats hoped to win big on Election Night. They also aimed to elect a woman to a top political post. Instead, the Democrats lost the Governor's race, and in the U.S.

State Senator Jason Carter

Carter Reflects on Election Loss

Despite great excitement on the campaign trail and a famous political name, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter was unable to pull out a win.

Ga. Secretary of State Brian Kemp

Ga. Secretary Of State Kemp Pushes For Southeast Presidential Primary

If Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp gets his way, voters in states in the southeast will cast ballots on the same day during the next Presidential Primary in 2016.

U.S. Senator elect David Perdue.

Perdue, Deal Clinch Races Avoiding Runoff

Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating a challenge by Democrat Michelle Nunn on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.

Senate Seat, Governorship On The Line In Tuesday’s Election

After months of campaigning and a barrage of negative TV ads, Georgia's high-stakes battle for U.S. Senate will be decided in Tuesday's election — unless it's not.

5 Widgets And Apps For Election Day

The 2014 midterm elections are closing in, and time's running out to brush up on the candidates and issues that matter this year. Worried you don't know the essentials?

Governor Nathan Deal and Senator Jason Carter

A Runoff Explained

A new poll suggests that Governor Nathan Deal may have enough votes to avoid a runoff.