Author: Kevin

One Lame Duck Who Will Still Be Working for Georgians Even After the Election

Despite not seeking reelection, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland will still have his staff out and about post-election doing mobile office hours. On Tuesday, November 15th, Westmorland will have representatives from his permanent district office in Newman, in Griffin and Lagrange in order to speak with constituents and to distribute information that would normally be only available

City of Cochran: Certified City of Ethics?

On October 11th, the City of Cochran Mayor Micahel Stoy announced his resignation in a letter to the residents. His reason for stepping down was because of an alleged secret meeting that was held by the City Council in July. According to the State’s Open Meeting Laws, the City’s Charter, and a city ordinance, the

Vote Georgia, Vote!

With only 53 days to go until the General Election on November 8th, in just under a week Georgians can go ahead and cast their vote. Next week county officials will begin mailing out absentee ballots, and if you plan on voting via absentee, then it is suggested that you request your absentee ballot and

Secretary of State Calls Out Feds on Overreach

Last Wednesday, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, spoke with the University of Georgia College Republicans about a broad range of issues. One in particular that has caught national attention. Recently, the issue of security when it comes to the nation’s voting systems has been raised following multiple cyber-attacks including the ones on the Democratic National

Voter Turnout Low in the Runoff Election Even With Increased Opportunities to Vote and New Technologies

Despite a record breaking Presidential Preference Primary on March 1st in Georgia, the July 26th runoffs did not see the best turnout. In a press release issued by Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office, the voter turnout for Tuesday’s election, which was the last election for Georgia until the November General Election, was declared “low”

Georgia Senators Fight to Prioritize JSTARS

As the United States Senate takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017, Senators Johnny Isakson (R) and David Perdue (R) have offered two amendments to the legislation in support of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). Both Senators want to ensure that it is maintained as a national