In our series of gubernatorial candidate interviews before the general election November 2nd, GPB's Edgar Treiguts sat down with the Republican Nathan Dealto talk about some key issues resonating with Georgia voters.
Eight years ago, Roy Barnes lost his re-election bid to stay in the Governor’s office. Last summer, he made the decision to jump in this election for a hopeful return trip to the state Capitol. GPB's Edgar Treiguts spoke with the Democratic candidate for governor, Roy Barnes.
Georgia's next governor will have to pick up where Sonny Perdue leaves off in water war negotiations. But according to a poll, voters aren't much considering water resources in their decisions in the upcoming gubernatorial election. The poll says, just 1% of Georgia voters are considering water issues as a voting priority for November.
The Republicans still have memories of electing one of their own in Georgia's 12th District. They know the Democrat who represents the district had a close call in the last mid-term election. But can even this historic election atmosphere topple a three-term incumbent?
Both candidates said that solving education, transportation and water problems were critical to luring new jobs. They spoke to about 300 economic development officials meeting for their annual conference in Savannah.
The Secretary of State office is looking into dozens of incidents of election fraud from this summer’s primary. The state has launched a criminal investigation into alleged voter fraud in south Georgia.
Voter turnout for Tuesday's runoff elections has been predicted to be as low as 7 percent, but that’s not the trend so far in Hall County in the 9th Congressional district. By 3 o'clock this afternoon, 10,689 people had cast votes. That’s nearly as many as in the primary election three weeks ago, when about 10,800 people had voted by 3 PM.