Category: Democrats

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR FAVORITE GeorgiaPol.Com EDITOR!

We all know and love tolerate Charlie, heretofore “Icarus” for a thousand reasons including: His cuddly personality His delicate way with words His contagious effervescence His unceasing fidelity to all things Yellow Jackets/Gators He signs our fat checks (although for ~11 years mine have been in the mail….damn you, USPS!) But most of all…. TODAY

Cagle Would Campaign for ATL World Cup Hosting, Abrams and Kemp Have Reservations

GeorgiaPol likes to break hard news for our readers and we’re doing so here. I asked all three candidates for Governor the following questions: “The Unified bid won the right to stage the 2026 World Cup. As governor, would [s/he] back Atlanta’s effort to be one of the host cities? Does [s/he] have any plans

Biden Endorses Abrams

My very close friend Joey B. is now officially unofficially running for prez (or is it unofficially officially) having endorsed Stacey Abrams. In a statement released by the Abrams campaign this morning, the former Vice President said: Stacey Abrams is a bold leader who knows what it will take to get results for Georgians. She

Gov. Barnes Endorses Stacey Abrams

If anyone thought there might be some lingering bitterness from the two Stacies primary that thought was put to rest this morning as Governor Roy Barnes endorsed Stacey Abrams. Barnes was an early and enthusiastic backer of the other Stacey–Ms. Evans. From an Abrams campaign press release, Barnes’ quote: “I understand first hand how vital

UPDATED — Abrams Leads Both Republicans in First General Election Poll

The Stacey Abrams campaign’s first internal poll has Abrams winning over both Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp. (The full memo is below) Her numbers are: 48-43 over Cagle and 49-40 over Kemp. Fred Yang with Hart Research, the Abrams’ campaign pollster, said the poll was conducted statewide with 601 likely voters last week. He said their

The Democratic Ballot Will Look Like Georgia. The Republican Ballot….Not So Much.

Even with four positions without an anticipated nominee, it’s safe to say the Democratic ticket will be more representative of Georgia than the Republicans. By quite a margin. I’m not making a judgement in any way about this, just providing the information. Every Republican nominee will be white and nine will be men. Democrats will

Stacey Abrams Just Clinched the Primary With Hillary Clinton’s Endorsement

Hillary Clinton endorsed Stacey Abrams. What was particularly noteworthy about the endorsement, made via robo-call today, is that Secretary Clinton twice made provided pneumonic differentiation between the two Stacies (“Abrams, with an ‘A'”). With Stacey Evans seemingly plateauing at around 20-25 percent and Abrams having either 58% of Democratic voters or only just 43%. Now

New Bipartisan Effort To Prevent HQ2 Coming To Atlanta

Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore wasn’t content to let Casey Cagle work on keeping HQ2 out of Atlanta. She let it know she’s “not the biggest fan” of Amazon setting up shop in Atlanta. “I just think it will accelerate some of the gentrification and affordability [issues in Atlanta]” President Moore said on WABE’s

End of the Primary: What have we learned?

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR EARLY VOTING.  THE ELECTION IS TUESDAY MAY 22ND. Primary season is almost over in Georgia. The distinctions between the Republican and Democrat focuses is plainly obvious from the television ads. Republicans are fighting to prove who is the most Trump like.  They have chosen undocumented individuals as the focus to