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.
Deal said revamping the state’s system for funding K-12 education and continuing his work on criminal justice will be priorities.
Republican Sam Olens has won his race for re-election as Georgia's attorney general.
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.
Perdue won 55 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Nunn with 93 percent of precincts reporting.
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.
One of the long-standing pro-transit arguments has been that a bus and rail system will bring jobs to the county.
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.
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.
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.
A running list of elections results for Clayton County offices
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.
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.
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.
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.