Mon., November 15, 2010 2:07pm
Austin Scott and Rob Woodall in Washington for oreintation. Newly-elected Georgia Congressmen getting crash course in being a lawmaker. Classes feature ethics, office management, parlimentary procedure.
Wed., November 3, 2010 4:33pm
Republicans in the state House and Senate increased their majorities in both chambers Tuesday. The gains were modest -- three in the 180-member House and one in the 56-member Senate. The big change, however, has to do with freshmen. About 20% of both chambers will be new members.
Tue., November 2, 2010 1:38pm
Voter turnout is being described as “steady”, to better than average in a handful of counties GPB has checked-in with today.
Tue., November 2, 2010 6:24am
Georgians are heading to the polls to make choices in numerous state and local races. Polling precincts are open from 7am, and stay open until 7 tonight. Voters must show photo ID.
Mon., November 1, 2010 12:12pm
As polls open tomorrow, over 760 thousand Georgians already cast their ballots early.
Fri., October 29, 2010 11:59pm
On Nov. 3rd, voters will choose between three men hoping to replace Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin after 42 years at the post. Republican Gary Black has spent his career working in the state’s agriculture industry. He told Rickey Bevington about the importance of his political experience, as well as why Georgia’s next Agriculture Commissioner should be a farmer.
Thu., October 28, 2010 1:11pm
Thursday on All Things Considered, Rickey Bevington continues her interview series with Georgia’s candidates for Agriculture Commissioner. Kevin Cherry is a Certified Pest Control Operator and a Libertarian seeking to replace Tommy Irvin, who has held the seat for 42 years. Cherry tells Rickey that after nearly a half-century under Irvin, the Department needs updating.
Wed., October 27, 2010 5:55pm
Georgians will elect the state’s first new Agriculture Commissioner in more than 40 years on Tuesday, November 3rd. J.B. Powell is a state senator and a cattle farmer and is the Democrat seeking to replace long-time commissioner Tommy Irvin.
Wed., October 27, 2010 1:25pm
With the general election fast approaching on November 2nd, hear from the candidates for governor. GPB's Edgar Treiguts sat down with Democrat Roy Barnes, Republican Nathan Deal, and Libertarian John Monds in separate interviews.
Wed., October 27, 2010 10:02am
Before the general election November 2nd, we hear from Georgia's candidates for governor. The Libertarian candidate is John Monds. He's run for other offices in past years. A former finance officer, Monds is now a stay at home dad.