After nine weeks of intense, often personal campaigning, Georgia's primary runoff election is now over. In the biggest race, businessman David Perdue defeated 1st District congressman Jack Kingston for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate. While Kingston did well in southern and coastal counties, Perdue prevailed in the Atlanta suburbs and North Georgia.
 
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...
A last-minute ethics complaint launched against Casey Cagle just days before the election has drawn a strong response from both candidates. Cagle calls the accusations "disturbing" while his Democratic opponent denied she had anything to...
Roy Barnes and Nathan Deal are trolling for votes on the Georgia coast. It's a region that helped send Barnes to the governor's mansion in 1998 but may lean more Republican now that he's seeking his old job back.
On Nov. 3rd, voters will choose between three men hoping to replace Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin after 42 years at the post. Republican Gary Black has spent his career working in the state’s agriculture industry. He told Rickey Bevington...
The committee created last month to tackle immigration reform will meet on Thursday.
Thursday on All Things Considered, Rickey Bevington continues her interview series with Georgia’s candidates for Agriculture Commissioner. Kevin Cherry is a Certified Pest Control Operator and a Libertarian seeking to replace Tommy Irvin, who has...
State lawmakers took up immigration laws at the state capitol Thursday. The new committee is tasked with strengthening Georgia’s immigration policies.
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.