Category: Republicans

GAGOP Political Theater Closes 2020 Chapter; Launches 2022 Season

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

Should Secretary Raffensperger Not Run For Re-Election?

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

Governor Kemp On Ruthless Podcast To Talk About Elections; GAGOP Releases Elections Reform Proposals

Update: The episode is live now. Give it a listen. Governor Kemp’s interview starts at about 48 minutes. (Strong language warning, so maybe don’t listen in the car with the kiddos.) We noticed that Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will be on the Ruthless Podcast (dropping Tuesday) talking about Georgia elections. (via @ComfortablySmug over on Twitter)

For The Love Of Country, Love

This week’s Courier Herald column: Social conservatives are especially dejected after the 2020 elections. Many are wondering where to go from here. Some doubt the future of the country. I know some who are openly questioning their beliefs and how a result they were entirely sure was not going to happen was allowed to become

They Burned Down The House–And We Let Them

I am a Republican, but QAnon and other radical conspiracies that have been mainstreamed by President Donald Trump do not reflect my values. I am a conservative, but those who stormed the Capitol in reaction of the formal process of tallying electoral votes do not represent me. I am disgusted by those who claim to

McDonald PSC Win Shows Way Forward For GOP

This week’s Courier Herald column: The first week of January was a long year in Georgia politics.  The most expensive Senate elections in history flipped two seats and control of the entire Senate.  A protest over the result of November’s elections became an occupation of the Nation’s capitol building.  Along the way many of Georgia’s

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