Governor Nathan Deal and challenger Jason Carter faced off Tuesday, Oct. 7 and so did the candidates for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat at the Georgia National Fair. Mercer University political science professor Chris Grant predicts how they can win their respective races.
The showdown last between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was a clear victory for Biden if you’re a Democrat. And it was a slam dunk for Ryan if you’re a Republican. By all accounts, it had the intensity and the fireworks that the first presidential debate lacked.
Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan face off in Kentucky during their first live, televised debate. Georgia political analysts are predicting more energy than last week’s Presidential debate.
Republican Congressional hopeful Lee Anderson is dodging debates with U.S. Representative John Barrow. This week, the Grovetown lawmaker has rebuffed two debates with the Democratic incumbent in Georgia's 12th District.
The head of Georgia's Republican Party said she will have to work hard to maintain grassroots momentum among voters after most of the GOP presidential field pulled out of a scheduled debate in Atlanta ahead of Super Tuesday. Both Mitt Romney and Ron Paul on Thursday declined to participate in the Atlanta debate.
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.