Category: 2020 Elections

Georgia Auditing Elections Is A Good Way To Reinforce Confidence In System

Georgia has certified the 2020 General Election. Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Georgia–the first time a Democrat presidential nominee has won the state since 1992. Georgia Republicans are understandably shell-shocked by the results, and I’m sure a lot of this questioning of the integrity of the election comes denial. I inherently trust the

US Senators Perdue And Loeffler Support President Trump’s Recount Request

Georgia’s election was certified on Friday. Not long after that, the Trump campaign made it known that they were planning to request a recount. Both of Georgia’s US Senators have expressed support of the Trump campaign’s request. From Senator David Perdue’s office: “I support President Trump’s request for a recount in Georgia, one in which signatures

Georgia Republican Party Joins Governor’s Call For Absentee Ballot Signature Audit

The Executive Committee unanimously approved a joint letter to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger supporting Governor Brian Kemp’s urging for an audit of Georgia’s mail-in absentee ballots. The letter is posted in full below: Dear Mr. Secretary: As you are aware, we urged you during the general election to issue a bulletin authorizing our monitors

Is One Of Team Trump’s Georgia Election Fighters A Republican?

Lin Wood, one of the current pail carriers for President Donald Trump, has been casting aspersions towards Georgia Republicans including both Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. He’s been taking to Twitter with a similar veracity as the President. Here is a suggested course of action for GA Governor @BrianKempGA: 1. Order

Election Provides No Kum Ba Yah Moment

This week’s Courier Herald column: I started this column the morning after the election.  As is custom, that Wednesday morning traditionally is one where I have had little sleep, but also seem to have the clearest thoughts on what has transpired, and where we are going.  The original premise of this column was expressed that

Believe In The Resiliency Of America

The race for President of the United States could break either for President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden as I write this. Maybe we will know who will be sworn into office on January 20, 2021 later today or later this week, but life will go on. Sure, one political party will

GA Keeps Swing State Focus Until January

This week’s Courier Herald Column: There’s a bit of a cruel irony in writing a column with a deadline on election day that won’t be read until after the results are known.  It forces the author to either ignore the main issue of the day or adopt a predictive tone for events that will already

President Trump Leads In Georgia In Final Landmark Poll

Landmark Communications released the final poll for the 2020 General Election this evening. The poll done for WSB-TV shows President Donald Trump leading former Vice President Joe Biden 50.1% to 46.0%, respectively, here in Georgia. Incumbent Senator David Perdue leads Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff 49.0% to 46.9%, respectively, and Reverend Raphael Warnock is leading the