If the Republican Secretary of State hopefuls defeat John Barrow, there will be no heavyweight title fights in Georgia. One of the may facets of the SoS office, and unfortunately the most forgotten one, is that s/he is the boxing commissioner for the state of Georgia. Georgian boxing aficionados were intrigued by the Chris Christie
This week’s Courier Herald column: I don’t spend a lot of time writing about campaigns these days. I work primarily in policy now, and too often the things said and done during campaigns are antithetical to good policy. There’s a few races on the Republican side that are being run primarily on actual policy. These
As a prosecutor, I prosecuted dozens of individuals, who pulled out a weapon and pointed it at someone with the intent to cause fear in that person. Some of those people are likely still in jail. As a defense attorney, I have defended individuals at trial who were accused of aggravated assault when they pulled
Republican Secretary of State hopeful, and erstwhile GAPol/Peach Pundit contributor, Buzz Brockway wants to remind you that he’s a nerd. (That’s like needing a reminder that water is wet). Oh and he’s qualified to be Secretary of State. Brockway released his “Buzz Does” campaign video on Monday, which you can see below. In a statement,
Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced his list of appointees for the newly created SAFE Commission on Georgia’s voting system. The acronym ‘SAFE’ stands for Secure, Accessible & Fair Elections. The Commission is charged with conducting ‘thorough discussions on all options – including the feasibility of using all hand-marked paper ballots to all electronic machines with
The Georgia Republican Party’s 6th District, Chaired by Darryl Wilson, is hosting a debate this evening at Lassiter High School in Roswell/East Cobb. This will be a chance to hear from the Republican candidates for Secretary of State, on the same page. To attend, an RSVP is requested. You can do so at this link.
In this first week of the legislative session, members are circling their wagons and moving forward on the pieces of legislation they deem important enough to push during a legislative session and election year. During election year sessions members are more cautious and thoughtful not to push legislation that will induce an opponent to jump
Rep. Buzz Brockway, Republican candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, has released another campaign video. This video, like his first video, takes a detour from traditional political ads by using humor to communicate to voters. The campaign included the following statement to introduce the video: “This Thanksgiving we can all be grateful our state government isn’t
Depending on what news source you read, you might believe that Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr abruptly quit Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s defense in the lawsuit both the SOS’s office and Kennesaw State University are facing over the security of Georgia’s election systems. In some stories, it sounded quite ominous, like Carr had dumped
You’d like to think no one in Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office or the KSU Center for Election Systems would be so glaringly inept as to wipe the data off a server that is the center of a lawsuit over election security. And that they wouldn’t do so immediately after said lawsuit was filed.