Category: 2018 Elections

Republican Primary Challenger Presents Fundraising Opportunity For Speaker David Ralston

FetchYourNews has an article about yet another Republican challenger to Georgia House Speaker David Ralston.  Speaker Ralston, you may remember, handily defeated Sam Snider in 2014 by a 30-point margin and again in 2016 by a larger 32-point margin. Margaret Willliamson intends to challenge the Speaker in the 2018 primary election.  In a statement, she

Georgia Continues to Lead the Way on the National Stage

According to an article by Politico, Congresswoman Karen Handel (R-Ga.) made a presentation to House GOP leaders behind closed doors on Wednesday morning. The presentation covered how she won a highly contested race against Democrat Jon Ossoff last summer and how incumbents and newbies alike can beat opposition in the upcoming mid-term elections. “Be prepared

The One Where Michael Williams’ Campaign Manager Spends the Afternoon on Twitter

It must be a slow day in the Williams for Governor campaign office. Earlier this afternoon, the Georgia Young Republican’s twitter feed featured the following statement and Gubernatorial hopeful Michael Williams campaign manager, Seth Weathers, took to the keyboard to respond.   No other responses have been elicited from Mr. Weathers on this particular thread.

AJC: Trump Georgia Disapproval at 58.7%

Today’s poll from The AJC is, candidly, a bit hard to believe.  If the data is to be believed 58.7% of Georgians disapprove of President Trump and only 36.7% approve. Could there be essentially a 13-point swing since the all-important November 8, 2016 approval poll? Possibly. The numbers almost mirror national results. President Trump does create

Poll: Georgians Believe State Is On Right Track

The AJC has a poll out this morning and headlined it with Donald Trump’s popularity.  That generates clicks, but Trump isn’t on the ballot in 2018.  Georgia’s statewide constitutional offices are, as are all members of the Georgia General Assembly.  The spots for Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Insurance Commissioner, and a PSC Member