Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 16

Good morning! Today is the 33rd Legislative Day. Here’s today’s calendar. Absolute tragedy: the principal of Dublin High School and his family were killed in a horrific accident on I-16 in Bulloch County on Sunday. Low-income children in Georgia are among many who will benefit from the Rescue Act. The relief package also dangles a

New 2020 Election Data Raises a Question for 2022

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office posted more detailed voter registration and turnout data from the 2020 election cycle on Monday. There is a wealth of information in this release. Registration and turnout numbers are broken down by race, gender, age, county, and congressional district. Georgia is one of the few states with such detailed

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 9

Good morning! It’s Crossover Day +1 in the General Assembly, which means very light calendars in both chambers. Crossover Day 2020 ended up being the last day of normal in the General Assembly. What impact did COVID have on Crossover Day 2021? Crossover Day and the myth of the GOP’s big tent: what lived, what

Hello Georgia!

Hello all! Let me introduce myself, I’m Elliot Pierce. I hail from the county least likely to ever host an international cremation association expo. The land of unfortunate Lone Ranger fame. I grew up in Walker County and moved back six years ago after my son was born.  I come to GeorgiaPol thanks to an

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 2

Good morning! Yesterday was Day 25 of the 2021 Legislative Session. To prepare for the run-up to Crossover Day, which is Monday, March 8, today and Thursday are Committee Days. You can watch all the fun here. Yesterday, the House passed what I consider to be a pretty onerous and deeply flawed election bill, and

Morning Reads for Friday, February 26, 2021

Georgian’s access to COVID vaccine expands a wee bit more. Bill to limit defunding police agencies advances under the Gold Dome. DGD Hot Rod recognized for his love of Legos.  Faster, please. JFK mastermind revealed. Maybe 50 years from now we’ll know who won in 2020 and how covid really started.  So what are you

Jeanne Seaver Announces for Lt. Governor’s Race

A press release issued today states that Jeanne Seaver, former Congressional candidate in GA-12, has announced her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor in Georgia. The press release states that Seaver has been a Georgian for over 20 years and lists her as a small business owner and longtime community and political grassroots activist. The press release