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
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
In a press release sent this morning, the Cagle campaign announced their total amount raised in their bid for Governor to be near $7 million, with almost $6 million on hand. Casey Cagle…announced today that his campaign raised over $6.7 million in donations over its first eight months. Cagle raised more than $4 million in
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.
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
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
In this first week of the legislative session, members are circling their wagons and moving forward on the pieces of legislation they deem important enough to push during a legislative session and election year. During election year sessions members are more cautious and thoughtful not to push legislation that will induce an opponent to jump