Georgia will return to the national political spotlight next spring when the state is scheduled to hold the 2024 presidential primary that could provide a final boost needed for which candidate emerges as the Republican challenger.
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Jimmy Carter Will Be Irreplaceable | Opinion
What could have been my toughest UGA assignment turned out to be the easiest. My task was to get all seven 1970 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to participate in a political forum, and then I would moderate the event.
Raphael Warnock Wins U.S. Senate Runoff, Giving Democrats a 51-Seat Majority
Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock will return to Washington to represent Georgia for the next six years after winning his Senate runoff Tuesday, handing Senate Democrats a coveted 51st seat.
Women Could Claim the Most Governors’ Seats in U.S. History in November
Women running in governors’ races throughout the country are potentially set to break records if elected this November.
Candidates, Mostly Republican, Skip Debates, Bar Press During Midterm Campaigns
With two months left of the 2022 campaign season, a majority of Republican candidates are continuing to skirt away from not only talking to local and national media outlets about their policy issues, but their own constituents, leaving voters with little information on their policy positions.
Herschel Walker: “Don’t We Have Enough Trees?” No Actually, We Don’t.
At a Republican Jewish Committee event near Atlanta on August 21st, Walker was quoted saying, “[Democrats] continue to try to fool you that they are helping you out, but they’re not. Because a lot of money, it’s going to trees. Don’t we have enough trees around here?”
Kemp’s Midterm Campaign Strategy – Take Credit for Work He Didn’t Do
Governor Brian Kemp held harsh criticisms of the Democrats’ American Rescue Plan, which has been crucial in funding several projects across the state, but now Kemp is singing a different tune
Kemp, Abrams Stake Out Health Care and Medicaid Expansion As Wedge Issue
Sharp disagreement over whether to expand Medicaid in Georgia – a state with one of the highest uninsured rates in the country – was one of the defining issues in the governor’s race in 2018.
Ga. Lawmakers Ponder Adding Poverty as Factor in Overhaul of State School Funding Formula
Mason Goodwin, a recent graduate of Atlanta Public Schools, told a Senate committee Friday that securing his diploma seemed to be more of a challenge for him than some of his classmates who live in different ZIP codes.
Georgia State School Superintendent Candidates Lay Out Visions for Teacher Retention, Funding
The two candidates vying to lead Georgia’s public schools shared a stage Thursday to sound off on the top issues facing teachers and students at a forum sponsored by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education.