Author: Lawton Sack

David Perdue’s Gubernatorial Campaign Will Cause What He Said He Didn’t Want

Former U.S. Senator David Perdue officially announced today a poorly kept secret that he is running for Governor of Georgia as a Republican. You can see the video and transcript below of his announcement, after some commentary. Perdue fully knows the repercussions of his candidacy, as he has publicly expressed them. The Brunswick News reported

Stacey Abrams Running for GA Governor; Republican Governors Association Responds

I’m running for Governor because opportunity in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background or access to power. #gapol Be a founding donor to my campaign: — Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) December 1, 2021 As Stacey Abrams has thrown the proverbial hat back in the ring as a Democratic candidate for Governor, the

Joint Proposal for Congressional Districts Released

A joint proposal for the congressional districts in Georgia has been released by the Majority Caucuses of the Georgia State House and Senate. The map and other proposed maps can be be found on the Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Office website under the “Proposed Plans” section. Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) issued the following statement

GA House Leadership Releases Draft of House Districts

It is reapportionment time in the State of Georgia! The House Leadership has released a draft of the House districts which can be dissected and debated ad nauseum. The proposed Congressional districts had previously been released, along with the pipe dreams of the Democratic caucuses for Congressional, Senate, and House districts. From a press release:

GA-6 Fundraising – Jake Evans and Meagan Hanson

GA-6 Republican candidates Jake Evans and Meagan Hanson released fundraising numbers for the third quarter today. Jake Evans is reporting raising over $907,000 ($500k personal loan) with $836,000 cash on hand. Meagan Hanson is reporting over $300,000 raised, which does not include any personal loans. 3rd quarter reports for Rep. Lucy McBath, Harold Earls, and

Meagan Hanson Enters NRCC’s Young Guns Program

Meagan Hanson, Republican candidate in GA-6, joins fellow Republican candidates Jake Evans (GA-6) and Rich McCormick (GA-7) as one of thirty-two candidates nationwide named as part of the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Young Guns program. Candidates enter the program as “On the Radar” candidates and can progress to full Young Gun status when they meet