Category: Lt. Governor

Governor’s Race, Senate Edition: Williams V Cagle

The Georgia General Assembly has begun with 39 business days left before candidates can start sending fundraising emails again.  The trade off is that candidates who remain in their elective office have a platform and megaphone to generate “earned media” – essentially letting news media distribute their messages for them. Senator Michael Williams started this

Legislative Sexual Harassment Ethics Committee

There are reports that Speaker Ralston and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle are creating a subcommittee to re-evaluate how any claims of sexual harassment in the Georgia legislature are handled. As a starting point, the leadership should be commended for taking some action in this current climate when they could easily sit quiet and do nothing. 

Jeffares “All In” For Quixotic Campaign

Sen. Rick Jeffares, riding the windfall of his major legislative accomplishments the…uh…we’ll get back to you on that… and presumably ready to reach a decision on how to avoid a massive conflict of interest as Lieutenant Governor is leaving the state senate so he can campaign full time for Lite Gov. Now, usually when you have

Senate Pro Temp David Shafer Files Paperwork To Run For Lieutenant Governor

According to paperwork filed with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission yesterday, Senate Pro Temp David Shafer is in the race for Lieutenant Governor. It’s a logical step for Shafer who has been a power broker in the Capitol for years. You can view his registration information here…if you’re that kind of person.