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.
The Georgia Christian Coalition won't issue a voter guide in this year's election saying both major-party candidates in the race for governor oppose issues important to the group.
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...
In our series of gubernatorial candidate interviews before the general election November 2nd, GPB's Edgar Treiguts sat down with the Republican Nathan Dealto talk about some key issues resonating with Georgia voters.
Before the general election November 2nd, we hear from Georgia's candidates for governor. The Libertarian candidate is John Monds. He's run for other offices in past years. A former finance officer, Monds is now a stay at home dad.
With the general election fast approaching on November 2nd, hear from the candidates for governor. GPB's Edgar Treiguts sat down with Democrat Roy Barnes, Republican Nathan Deal, and Libertarian John Monds in separate interviews.
The incumbent is facing his first election since being appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue. His main challenger has mounted an aggressive campaign aimed squarely at the incumbent's integrity. His other challenger is nowhere to be found.
Advocacy groups not affiliated with a political party have pumped money into some Georgia races this year. The fact that their donors are hidden bothers advocacy groups. Georgia’s hotly contested 2nd and 8th Congressional districts are the...
Georgians will elect the state’s first new Agriculture Commissioner in more than 40 years on Tuesday, November 3rd. J.B. Powell is a state senator and a cattle farmer and is the Democrat seeking to replace long-time commissioner Tommy Irvin.
Many Georgians have already cast their votes in federal and local races. Early voting began on Sept. 20th and ends this Friday.
For the second time in less than a week top Washington officials makes stop in Georgia. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visits Macon. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak visits South Georgia.