Both candidates faced stinging questions, but it was Nathan Deal who found himself subject to attack from two sides. The Democrat, Roy Barnes, challenged his votes affecting women. The Libertarian, John Monds, challenged his conservative credentials.
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.
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.
A new poll out shows that Nathan Deal is leading Roy Barnes in the race for Governor, despite recent revelation of Deal’s financial troubles. The numbers also show that a runoff is possible in the race.The new Rasmussen Poll shows Nathan Deal with 45 percent and Roy Barnes with 39 percent of support from likely voters.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Nathan Deal says as far as he knows he is not the target or the subject of a grand jury probe into his longtime business arrangement with the state. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained documents showing that Georgia Revenue Commissioner Bart Graham was subpoenaed by a grand jury last month regarding a meeting he had with Deal last year.