Voters in the 2022 Georgia Republican Primary will do more than vote for the candidate of their choice. They will also answer eight advisory non-binding questions. The advisory questions give voters a chance to express their general opinion on different issues and allow political party leaders to gauge priorities among their voters.read more
In 2016 the City of Atlanta had little trouble getting a four-tenths special purpose local option sales tax for transportation (TSPLOST) passed, which raised some $300 million over a five-year period for transportation projects. This year new Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens is asking for voters to extend that measure, and then some, with three ballot questions on next Tuesday’s ballot that would approve packages totaling some $750 million.read more
Georgia continues to finish early primary voting this week with heavier numbers than at this time in 2018. Log on to the non-partisan website http://georgiavotes.com/ to view statewide vote totals. So far in the 2022 primary 539,297 people have voted. At this point in the 2018 primary, that number was 182,684.read more
With Gov. Brian Kemp bringing in outside heavy-hitters including former Vice President Mike Pence and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to support him for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, opponent David Perdue has countered by having 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorse him at a Friday event in Savannah.read more
Yesterday’s political column in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution called “The Jolt” had a blaring headline: “Where in the world is David Perdue?” The writers – Greg Bluestein, Tia Mitchell and Patricia Murphy– wrote “ With just a week until the May 24 primary, (GOP gubernatorial candidate) Perdue is largely staying out of sight in the final stretch of his longshot bid to force Gov. Brian Kemp into a runoff.”read more
A week before Georgia’s own party primaries, five states – Kentucky, North Carolina, Idaho, Pennsylvania, and Oregon – held their own primary elections Tuesday.read more
One of the closest races heading into the May 24 Primary seems to be the race for Georgia’s next lt. governor. The seat is open because current Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, a Republican, is not seeking another term.read more
Jeffrey Stepakoff, executive director of the Georgia Film Academy, sits down with Georgia CEO to discuss how the Academy has evolved since launching in the fall of 2015 and how it has helped shape one of the world’s largest film industries.read more
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I’m honored to live out the legacy of my father, Leon W. Hall, who dedicated most of his life to the civil rights movement while working alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Citizens expect that Georgia’s U.S. Senate candidates will confront the public safety and criminal justice reform issues. That because Georgia has been constantly wracked by rising gang-violence since 2020— and now Atlanta ranks 3rd highest in murder rates nationally.
The November 2020 election proved to be a pivotal breaking point for the Republican Party in Georgia, and it continues to be a point of contention. As a young lawyer, it was heartbreaking to see what unfolded in real-time, but also what did not unfold.