Category: Elections

NYT: After a Primary on the Fringe, Georgia Republican Tacks Toward the Center

By Richard Fausset Sept. 2, 2018 ATLANTA — Brian Kemp, the Republican running for Georgia governor, won his party’s nomination with the help of a TV ad that explicitly arguedthat he is not a moderate guy. Titled “So Conservative,” it portrayed Mr. Kemp as a gun-toting, “politically incorrect conservative” who would personally round up “criminal illegals” in…

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Chairman’s Corner: A bit of political potpourri – Randolph County, National Debt, and Socialist Democrat Economics.

Chairman’s Corner by Jason Shepherd   A bit of political potpourri. First off, there has been a development in Randolph County. Apparently the weeks of lobbying by the Democratic Party of Georgia, Stacey Abrams’s campaign, and a whole host of left-leaning groups has paid off…dare I say…BIGLY! The Democratic controlled Randolph County Board of Elections…

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Chairman’s Corner: Rascally Republicans

Chairman’s Corner by Jason Shepherd   You may have heard us rascally Republicans are at it again, this time in Randolph County where we Republicans, and especially our nominee for Governor, Brian Kemp, are eliminating voting locations. Voting rights activists are descending on Randolph County demanding answers, Democratic candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams and Democratic Party of Georgia…

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AROUND TOWN: Cobb Sheriff to Congress: stand up to ICE criticism; GOP float flap

FLOAT FLAP: A few years ago, Cobb GOP Chair Jason Shepherd came across the Liberty Square area at Disney World, sporting an attractive red brick wall with tea chests. He thought it would make a good design for this year’s Fourth of July float, and the Cobb GOP modeled their float in the Marietta Fourth of July parade…

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Chairman’s Corner – Code Red (Hen)

CODE RED: This week, according to the owner of the Red Hen Restaurant, in Lexington, VA, she refused to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and her family on “moral grounds.” Co-owner Stephanie Wilkinson cited the fact a number of her employees were gay and did not approve of Trump’s desire to bar transgender…

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AJC: With qualifying set to begin, Georgia can expect more contested races

By Greg Bluestein – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The room of chattering Democrats quieted when Valerie Habif strode to the podium with an announcement. After ticking off the names of politicians and political contenders in the room, she had an admonition for the crowd. “Let me tell you who’s not here tonight: a Democratic candidate for this House…

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2018 Candidate Qualifying Information

Overview: For those seeking inclusion on the Republican primary ballot for the elections on May 22, 2018, the Cobb County Republican Party is holding Candidate Qualifying for partisan county offices at the headquarters located at 799 Roswell Street, Marietta, Georgia, 30060. Dates/Hours: The following dates and hours are recognized for qualifying: + Monday, March 5 from 9 a.m….

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Republican Candidates Qualify for Senate District 6 Special Election

The following Republicans have qualified for the Nov. 7 special election for State Senate District 6: CHARLIE FIVEASH PO BOX 725148 ATLANTA GA 31139 E-mail: charlie@charliefiveash.com PARTY: REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT: NO OCCUPATION: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE QUALIFIED DATE: 09/14/2017 WEBSITE: www.charliefiveash.com KATHY EICHENBLATT 3455 PEACHTREE ROAD NE SUITE 584 ATLANTA GA 30326 E-mail: kathyingeorgia@gmail.com PARTY: REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT: NO OCCUPATION: COO SMART…

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