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.
 
Georgia voters on Tuesday went to the polls to decide numerous run-off races for state offices, congressional districts and other local races.
Three incumbent lawmakers in Georgia's Statehouse were toppled during a primary runoff.
Karen Handel has conceded the Republican gubernatorial contest for governor to Nathan Deal. Tuesday's runoff election results had candidates within four tenths of a percentage point of each other. In a statement released from her campaign...
The general election battle for the Georgia governor's office is set: Roy Barnes vs. Nathan Deal. GPB's Edgar Treiguts talks with Tom Crawford, editor of the Georgia Report, for his early analysis of the race ahead of November.
Former US Congressman Nathan Deal will be Georgia’s Republican candidate for governor in the November elections. Georgia’s former Secretary of State Karen Handel brought former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to Atlanta to drive voters to...
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed the director of Georgia's beleaguered public defender system as a Superior Court judge on the Griffin Judicial Circuit. The governor appointed Mack Crawford to the bench on Wednesday. Crawford was a...
Bill aims to save teachers jobs. It will also help state pay for medicaid. Leaders disaagree on when money should be used.
The numbers show former Congressman Nathan Deal with a slight lead, but Karen Handel's camp says thousands of absentee ballots remain to be counted which they're hopeful will turn the race in their favor.
Nathan Deal appeared briefly and spoke to about 500 supporters at the Gainesville Civic Center shortly after 10 p.m. He said he'll wait a little while longer and watch results as Fulton County and Gwinnett county, two large metro Atlanta...
Candidates for Governor and Attorney General debated for the last time Sunday night.