Presidential Election Results Lead to Anti-Trump Demonstrations

Protesters in Georgia and around the country reacted negatively to Tuesday’s election of Republican Donald Trump, staging mostly peaceful demonstrations in Georgia and around the country. Students at Emory University staged a “march through campus in SILENCE and solidarity for the healing of hate in our country,” according to a Facebook post by the Young

Every Vote Does Count

Just about every election cycle, you hear about a race coming down to just a handful of votes.  This election cycle, the tax commissioner race is such a race.  Rickey Hughes, the Republican challenger, lost on Election night to Democrat Joy Cooper Hamilton by 8 votes. (Emphasis added) The Chattooga County Republican Party, under the

Morning Reads – Thursday, November 10, 2016

On this date in 1801, the state of Tennessee outlawed the practice of dueling. In 1969, though, “Sesame Street” debuted for the first time. Peaches Georgia State School Superintendent on the failure of Amendment 1 Georgia’s voter turnout numbers offer historical data More than 1,000,000 education programs have been downloaded under new GDOC education initiative Georgia

The Night for Georgia Democrats

Putting aside the grim electoral college results of the night, there were a lot of positives for Georgia Democrats last night. Let’s start with the performance of Hillary Clinton in Cobb County (details at Teri’s post) and Gwinnett County. Ruminate on that for a second. Neither Barack Obama (2012) nor Michelle Nunn broke 43% here. This

Senator Perdue Unlikely to Have a Role in the Trump Administration

Earlier this morning, Charlie wrote a post speculating on how Georgians might play a part in a new Trump administration. One of the people he mentioned was Senator David Perdue, who was one of President-elect Trump’s earliest supporters and who met with Trump to plot how the businessman could appropriate Perdue’s outsider strategy in his