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Perdue win validates anti-Obama strategy

In his bid for the U.S. Senate, Republican David Perdue pressed a one-track strategy of hammering his Democratic opponent as a lackey of President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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Gov. Nathan Deal pledges education review in second term

Deal said revamping the state’s system for funding K-12 education and continuing his work on criminal justice will be priorities.

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Ga. Attorney Sam General Olens defeats Democrat Greg Hecht

Republican Sam Olens has won his race for re-election as Georgia's attorney general.

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Deal holds off Carter to win re-election as Georgia governor

The incumbent was part of a Republican takeover of the state’s constitutional offices in 2010. But Deal’s relentlessly optimistic take on the state’s economy proved effective, and Carter didn’t make the impact he needed by focusing on the state’s high unemployment rate and cuts to education.

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David Perdue beats Michelle Nunn to win U.S. Senate seat

Perdue won 55 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Nunn with 93 percent of precincts reporting.

Perdue says Nunn = Obama; Nunn says Perdue = gridlock

Georgia voters heard familiar arguments in the final U.S. Senate debate before polls open, with Republican David Perdue repeatedly trying to tie Michelle Nunn to President Barack Obama and Nunn countering that Perdue is intent on continuing the dysfunction he blames on Democrats.

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.