Officials have long tied Clayton’s economy to transit

One of the long-standing pro-transit arguments has been that a bus and rail system will bring jobs to the county.

David Perdue, Michelle Nunn take shots in Senate race debate

Senate candidates jab at each other in televised debate

Some polls suggest the decision on who will replace Saxby Chambliss as U.S. senator from Georgia won’t be made until a runoff election in January.

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Deal, Carter face off in tense Ga. gov debate

The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.

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David Perdue rolls into Jonesboro for Senate campaign stop | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Republican candidate makes Clayton County stop No. 8 on ‘Victory Tour’

About 60 supporters gathered in the parking lot behind Heritage Bank Thursday evening to welcome David Perdue back to Jonesboro.

2014 Clayton County Election Results

A running list of elections results for Clayton County offices

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Voters approve 2015 SPLOST with hospital funds

Clayton County appearred to support a proposed $272 Special Purpose Local Option Sales designed, in part, to inject cash into struggling Southern Regional Medical Center Tuesday.

Controversy surrounding endorsements swirls in BOC races

Officials deny endorsing District 1 candidate Reagan, District 4 candidate Moore refutes allegations of false claims

Controversy is brewing in two Clayton County commission races as speculation swirls about whether two former commissioners challenging incumbents made false claims about endorsements.

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Yasmin Neal responds to News Daily candidates survey

There was a delay in receiving a candidate’s survey response from state House District 74 candidate Yasmin Neal two weeks ago. The Clayton News Daily is running her response below in an effort to be fair and give her the same prominance afforded to all other candidates for elected offices in the county.

Georgia’s Saturday voting date scheduled for this weekend

Official: 666 absentee ballots requested in Clayton County

Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a reminder to Georgia residents this week to announce the state’s Saturday voting date for the May 20 primary election.

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More than 200 Clayton County voters cast ballots so far

State’s early voting period for May 20 primary began Monday

More than 200 Clayton County voters have already turned out to vote and another 400 members of the electorate have requested absentee ballots for this year’s primary races, the county’s top elections official said.

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Clayton County Sample Ballots

As part of Clayton News Daily's ongoing election preview coverage, we are presenting readers with the three sample ballots that have put out by county elections officials.

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Election season arrives in Clayton County

Early voting begins Monday

Clayton County voters will begin going to the polls Monday to cast their ballots and help decide who will represent them in elected offices and whether the county should continue a special sales tax for government projects.

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BOC District 1 candidates address quality of life, transit and SPLOST issues

Quality of life in a commission district that includes the hustle and bustle of the Southlake Mall area and the quiet Rex Village was the number one question candidates in Disitrict 1 were asked. However, the Democratic candidates also faced questions about mass transit and the swiftness of moving through SPLOST projects.

Clayton school board candidates give brief introductions

Clayton County Board of Education candidates were asked about their reasons in running for office and how they would lead in the posts.

Clayton County voters also face SPLOST referendum and party questions on ballots

Southern Regional Medical Center bailout and municipal projects on SPLOST project list

Clayton County voters will be doing more than elected candidates to offices or party nominations during the upcoming primary election.