Representative Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) is leaving the Georgia House to become the Executive Director of Advancement for the Technical College System of Georgia. In the Georgia House, Carter has served as a subcommittee Chair for the Appropriations Committee. She’s also been a classroom teacher for two decades. What is a huge loss for the House
Yes, it’s election day for locals and municipals in addition to the many called special elections. But really, isn’t every election special? I’ve been out most of the day for apologies for just getting this thread going. Here’s a link to statewide results. One House race has already been called: Speaker Ralston has called to
There are nine special elections for state legislative seats today and we know at least two will be decided tonight rather than in the runoff on December 5. One is the uncontested District 42 seat that our very own Teri will be taking over come January 2018 (congrats Teri!). The other is District 117 in
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.
With a H/T to Tyler Jett of the Chattanooga Times-Free Press, GeorgiaPol just learned that Representative Bruce Broadrick (R) is resigning his District 4 House Seat due to health reasons. For obvious reasons, there is no special election date as of the time of posting. Beau Patton, Whitfield County GOP’s 1st Vice Chair, announced some
As of today, there have been five special elections scheduled by Gov. Nathan Deal (R) to fill vacancies in the Georgia General Assembly. At least two more are on the way once state Rep. Geoff Duncan (R) and state Sen. Hunter Hill (R) make their resignations official. The Duncan and Hill seats will probably be
As has been expected, Stacey Evans has resigned her House seat to focus on her run for the Democratic nomination for Governor. Governor Nathan Deal has set a writ of election for November 7th, a day that many municipalities will already be holding elections (and now, BONUS SPECIAL ELECTIONS!!!). Which, of course brings us to