A campaign event April 16 turned into a screaming match as Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Dalton Mayor David Pennington held a news conference inside the state Capitol. Pennington said he was going to make a “major announcement” that Wednesday. But the fairly standard conference took a quick turn. when Randy Martin, Governor Nathan Deal’s attorney, jumped in. The heated exchange appeared to be about campaign financial disclosures.
 
Former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal led a historic Republican election day sweep, as the GOP claimed all Georgia's statewide seats Tuesday night.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson was re-elected to a second term, defeating Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond.
Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night with a few exceptions.
On the morning after, Nathan Deal met with Governor Sonny Perdue at the state Capitol to begin the process of transition at the top of state government.
Mike Keown called Congressman Sanford Bishop today and congratulated him on win in 2nd Congressional District. Initial reports had Keown as the winner. Bishop has served in Congress since 1993.
Republicans in the state House and Senate increased their majorities in both chambers Tuesday. The gains were modest -- three in the 180-member House and one in the 56-member Senate. The big change, however, has to do with freshmen. About 20% of...
Although many Georgians have already cast their ballots early, the numbers do not compare with early voter turn out from two years ago.
Voters go to the polls to decide who will fill some of the state’s most powerful posts, including the governor’s office, and a seat in the US senate. Georgians will also decide on a race that seems to be off most people’s radar- the Public Service...
Voter turnout is being described as “steady”, to better than average in a handful of counties GPB has checked-in with today.
Georgia does not have enough defense lawyers to handle new death penalty cases according to the Public Defender Standards Council. It is requesting a special session of the legislature to address funding for the indigent defense system.