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.
African-Americans turned out in record numbers to vote for President Barack Obama, but he’s not on the ticket this time around, and overall turnout will be down simply because it’s a mid-term election.
A 17-year-old driver from Kennesaw has died a day after a highway collision that injured Democratic gubernatorial nominee Roy Barnes' daughter and her two daughters. Cobb County police say the accident near Marietta occurred on Sunday when a Porsche crossed the center line and swerved, striking a minivan carrying Alison Barnes Salter and her daughters. An Atlanta Medical Center spokesman said Mario D. Zuniga, the driver of the Porsche, died Monday at the hospital.
Two of Georgia's Gubernatorial Candidates say that the State’s Pre-K program is more important than the Hope Scholarship. Republican Nathan Deal and Democrat Roy Barnes spoke to a group of early childhood advocates in Atlanta Tuesday.