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Southern Democrats Urge A Return To Party Basics

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 11.28.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and em...

Southern Democrats Are Trying To Make A Comeback

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.27.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class i...

Did College Football Games Predict Tuesday's Electoral Outcomes?

Glen Browder | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Glen Browder

I would have to give the football/election thesis a passing grade, based on these few cases, regardless of whether you use my statewide speculations or the more precise county analysis of my bold political science friends.

Jason Carter Defeated In Georgia Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Jason Carter lost to Gov. Nathan Deal (R) in Tuesday's hotly contested gubernatorial race. Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy ...

Nathan Deal Wins Georgia Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) defeated Democrat Jason Carter in Tuesday's hotly contested gubernatorial race. Deal, who was first elected in 2011, f...

Nathan Deal Defeats Jason Carter In Georgia Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) defeated Democrat Jason Carter in Tuesday's hotly contested gubernatorial race, CNN projected. Deal, who was first ele...

Will Georgia Voters Embrace Political Corruption on Tuesday?

Kathy Gill | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Kathy Gill

Georgia voters have the power to kick corruption in the face in two key, statewide races on Tuesday.

Georgia Chooses Between Two Pairs of Moderates

John A. Tures | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Now I'm sure folks on both sides in the Peach State are going to cry foul, and insist their candidate is a true liberal or conservative, and the other guy or gal is from their party's extreme wing or faction, but that's simply not the case.

College Football and Tuesday's Elections

Glen Browder | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

Three of my political science colleagues conducted research showing that winning/losing that Saturday game could boost or cost the incumbent party and its gubernatorial candidate an average of 10 percent in the Tuesday election.

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Family Can Be A Blessing Or Curse For Candidates

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ah, the family. They can be a candidate's sounding board, worthy surrogates and an attractive image for a television ad. Or they ...

Struggling Governors Could Hurt GOP's Senate Hopes

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 12.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — As David Perdue campaigns throughout Georgia, the Republican candidate for Senate describes a struggling economy and people yearni...

Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carter Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Georgia Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carter Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Jimmy Carter Returns To The Campaign Trail

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — It's been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor. ...

Seriously Flawed Latino Polling in Georgia Leads to Wildly Incorrect Speculation

Latino Decisions | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Latino Decisions

In order to understand Latino political preferences in Georgia, or anywhere in 2014, election polling must be accurate, culturally competent and unbiased.

David Perdue Holds A Narrow Lead In Georgia Senate Polls

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

Two new polls in Georgia find Republican David Perdue running narrowly ahead of Democrat Michelle Nunn in one of the year's most competitive Senate ra...

Nathan Deal Just Invited His Dem Challenger To His Fundraiser Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Jason Carter, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, probably wasn't expecting friendly correspondence from incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal when he ...

Michelle Nunn's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Jeff Cleghorn | Posted 10.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeff Cleghorn

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn is running in a competitive race for an open seat against Republican David Perdue. There is little doubt where Mr. Purdue stands on LGBT issues (strongly opposed), but there is a lot of doubt about where Ms. Nunn stands. And what to do about that is an issue Georgia's LGBT community is wrestling with today.

Michelle Nunn Receives Endorsement From Very Conservative Democrat

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn (D), who's running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, was endorsed on Thursday by former Democratic Gov. Zell Miller. Miller also previousl...

Jason 'J' Carter: Filling the Need for Progressive Music Lovers While Unifying a City

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

Meet Jason Carter. He is the creator of Atlanta's One Musicfest. Jason is responsible for consistently curating experiences in Atlanta for the past 15 years that fuse music, art, major brands and a great time.

Jason Carter Solidifies Support For Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Georgia state Sen. Jason Carter (D), who's running for governor of the state, solidified his support for marriage equality this week, first in a campa...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Urges Fellow Dems To Reach Out To Minorities

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

Atlanta's popular African American mayor, Kasim Reed, has a message for two fellow Democrats seeking higher office in Georgia: if they want to win, th...

Atlanta Mayor Says City Facilities Will Be Gun Free

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

Following a statewide deregulation of gun restrictions, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) said Tuesday that city facilities will be gun-free zones, accordi...

Jimmy Carter Plays A Limited Role In His Grandson's Campaign

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Inside a small Baptist church packed with out-of-state visitors wanting to hear from former President Jimmy Carter, one of the mo...

GOP Hits Dem Gubernatorial Candidate For Wanting To Do Something Most Georgians Also Want

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Republicans looking to boost one of their incumbents, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, are making a calculation that they can tarnish his Democratic opponent...