Today is the day for Republicans across Georgia to gavel in their congressional district conventions. I’m up here in my stomping grounds of Georgia’s 14th district. I’m sure it will be an interesting convention. Consider this an open thread.
There was strong speculation that Doug Collins would run for either the U.S. Senate or Governor in 2022. He announced on Facebook a few minutes ago that he will not run for office in 2022. With Florida resident and former US President Donald Trump sticking his fingers in the Georgia Republican pie, speculation could be
I was a fly on the wall at the Gwinnett Republican Convention this year. I was working registration and credentials this year, so I didn’t get to listen in on a lot of what was happening on the floor. The parts I did see were a bit concerning to me. The Party of Trump has
Chairman David Shafer announced that the Georgia Republican Party has committed to intervening as a co-defendant in the lawsuit to overturn SB 202 that was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp. The text of a presser issued by the GAGOP follows: At a headquarters rally in support of election integrity, Chairman David Shafer announced
Former Congressman Paul Broun is looking to remove the “former” from his title. He’s announced that he’s looking to succeed Jody Hice, who has announced his own intent to run for Secretary of State, in Georgia’s 10th District per Tim Bryant: Hat tip to John Vestal.
Rahul Bali tweeted out earlier today that State Senator Bruce Thompson has filed a declaration of intent to run for Georgia Labor Commissioner. ELECTION 2022 UPDATE: Georgia State Senator Bruce Thompson tells me he has filed his Declaration of Intent to run for the Republican nomination for Georgia Labor Commissioner. #gapol #gagop #GPBLawmakers pic.twitter.com/9C6DjtuTjA —
This week’s Courier Herald column: It’s time to close the books on the November election. After all, it’s spring of 2021. What happened in 2020 is done. And yet, Georgia Republicans have some unfinished business which must be addressed. Former President Trump’s refusal to accept that he lost his bid for re-election and the aftermath
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has been embroiled in an intra-party fight among the Georgia Republican Party that began with his and his office’s defense of the General Election where former President Donald Trump lost the state. Since November, it seems that Secretary Raffensperger and the Georgia Republican Party, mainly Chairman David Shafer, have been
This week’s Courier Herald column: The Georgia House of Representatives passed a resolution last week that would name a Savannah bridge after former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson. No, it’s not the soon to be replaced bridge spanning the Savannah river, but a new one spanning a massive railyard leading into the Port of Savannah. Isakson
As Lawton posted earlier, former US Senator David Perdue sent out an email message this morning to supporters letting them know his and Bonnie’s decision to not run for Senator Raphael Warnock’s seat in 2022. With Senator Perdue bowing out of a run, this leaves the 2022 GOP nomination wide open. Former Congressman Doug Collins’