Author: Nathan

A Few Thoughts on Selecting a New Republican National Committeeman

The Cherokee County Republican Party hosted a forum Saturday morning for the candidates running to succeed Randy Evans as Georgia Republican National Committeeman.  The Georgia Republican Party state committee will have at least three names to choose from: Melvin Everson, Jason Thompson, and Chris West.  My understanding is that both Jason and Chris were in

There’s Still Time For A Surprise Entrant Into GAGOP Gubernatorial Race

Kyle Wingfield penned an opinion piece Monday (warning: paywall) that pointed to an issue that Republicans don’t want to admit: the 2018 mid-terms will be a tough election.  The fact is that Democrats are galvanized by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s stinging loss in 2016.  They tried, and failed, to convince constituents of Georgia’s

Joseph Gullett To Seek Republican Nomination In HD-19

Former Paulding County Republican Party Chairman Joseph Gullett has tossed his hat into the ring to challenge incumbent Republican State Representative Paulette Rakestraw Braddock in Georgia House District 19.  Joseph has a video announcement of his candidacy: And a full presser: JOSEPH GULLETT ANNOUNCES FOR GEORGIA STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 19 “My obligation to the taxpayers

Current State Senator Blames Former State Senator For Seat Flip

It didn’t take long for one Republican gubernatorial candidate to blame his opponent for the Democratic gain in SD-6.  In a statement, State Senator Michael Williams (R-SD-27) laid blame squarely at the feet of his former colleague Senator Hunter Hill (R-SD-6), who resigned his seat to focus on his gubernatorial campaign: “Rather than following through

Walker County To Vote On TSPLOST Today

Voters in Walker County, who rejected the regional TSPLOST in 2012, will decide on whether to tack on an additional cent to pay for county transportation projects. The tax is estimated to bring in around $3 million over the next 5 years for Walker County and it’s five cities. The tax is being considered as

GOP State Rep Bruce Broadrick Draws A Young Republican As Primary Challenger

Northwest Georgia Young Republican Beau Patton announced yesterday that he is running for state representative against incumbent Bruce Broadrick for the Dalton-centric 4th district seat: He made an announcement speech at the Northwest Georgia Young Republicans club meeting yesterday evening. “I’m not running on specific issues, I’m running to be a voice for the people