Wed., February 6, 2013 5:48pm
Following Tuesday’s special election, Republicans have a supermajority in the state Senate for the first time since Reconstruction. Republicans now control 38 seats in the state Senate.
Fri., January 4, 2013 5:00pm
Republicans will return to the Capitol next month most likely with a supermajority in the state Senate and one vote shy of one in the state House. But experts say divisions might emerge among the ranks.
Wed., December 26, 2012 3:41pm
After Christmas sales may be cutting into the number of voters participating in early voting for three special elections. Three seats are open in the General Assembly, with an election day of January 8th.
Wed., November 7, 2012 5:03pm
Following Tuesday’s election, Republicans expect to gain a supermajority in the state Senate and are one seat shy of one in the state House.
Wed., November 7, 2012 2:25pm
— An independent lawmaker in the Georgia House of Representatives is considering becoming a Republican, a decision that could give the GOP a supermajority in the General Assembly. Rep. E. Culver "Rusty" Kidd of Milledgeville told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he has requested meetings with senior Republicans and is considering joining the party.
Mon., October 15, 2012 12:00pm
Republicans are on the verge of winning a majority so large in Georgia's Legislature that they could offer changes to the state constitution without Democratic support.