Thu., May 16, 2013 4:00pm
This weekend, the Georgia GOP will elect a new chairman when Republicans hold their annual convention in Athens. The party enjoys record support across the state. But demographic changes are afoot that could also shift Georgia politics.
Wed., January 9, 2013 10:00am
Four Republicans appear to be headed for the state legislature following a set of special elections.
Wed., November 7, 2012 9:14am
Mercer University associate professor of political science Chris Grant says 2012 may be the high water mark for the GOP in Georgia, as he analyzes general election results from across the state.
Wed., May 2, 2012 3:47pm
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich announced Wednesday that he would end his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. His support in Georgia was deep but it wasn’t enough to boost his broader Southern strategy.
Mon., December 26, 2011 5:44pm
Georgia's Attorney General, he's ready to go to court over Georgia's redistricting maps. Democrats promise to fight the maps pre-approved Friday by the Obama administration. Black and Latino lawmakers say, the new boundaries dilute their voting strength. Olens says, he can prove the opposite in court.
Fri., November 18, 2011 2:00pm
Georgia Republicans announced late Monday they will co-host a presidential candidate debate in Atlanta just before Georgia’s primary. If it’s a close race, the bump candidates have been getting from strong debate performances could be a big factor in who wins primaries in those states, according to political scientist Kerwin Swint.
Sat., May 14, 2011 7:10am
Republican Newt Gingrich told a Georgia audience on Friday evening that the 2012 presidential election is the most consequential since the 1860 race that elected Abraham Lincoln to the White House and was soon followed by the Civil War. Addressing the Georgia Republican Party's convention, Gingrich said the nation is at a crossroads.
Mon., November 8, 2010 5:39pm
Georgia House Republicans on Monday had their turn in electing new leadership. There were few changes, but they needed to fill a vacant seat for Majority Leader and elected Larry O’Neil of Bonaire. He was Governor Perdue’s former lawyer and had run unsuccessfully for speaker against David Ralston earlier this year.
Mon., September 27, 2010 1:17pm
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?
Mon., September 13, 2010 6:01pm
Eric Gray says Georgia’s Democratic Party is using a new strategy, setting up 10 field offices around the state.