Georgians react to Stacey Abrams running for Governor

Stacey Abrams announced earlier today that she would be running for governor of Georgia again. Predictably, the announcement brought jeers from the right and cheers from the left. Abrams has become a household name in both parties, being hailed by one and

Rematch? Stacey Abrams says she’s running for governor again

Democratic rising star Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia, ending speculation about her plans and setting up a likely rematch against embattled Gov. Brian Kemp in a state controlled by Republicans that voted for Democratic candidates in 2020. Abrams announced

Atlanta reacts to Andre Dickens winning the mayor’s race

Atlanta voters overwhelmingly chose Andre Dickens to be the city’s 61st mayor in Tuesday’s election. Dickens beat Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore in the runoff election, getting more than 60% of the vote. In the Nov. 2 election, Dickens was overshadowed

Atlanta voters choose Andre Dickens as next mayor

ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens was elected the next mayor of Georgia’s capital city Tuesday, easily defeating City Council President Felicia Moore in a runoff. With 75% of the precincts reporting shortly after 11 p.m., Dickens led Moore 62% to

November 30 Georgia municipal election runoff results

Runoff elections are taking place in cities throughout Georgia today, including the Atlanta mayor’s race. Below are the results that have come in so far. 11:16 p.m.: With 74% of precincts reporting in Fulton and all precincts reporting in DeKalb, it appears

Marjorie Taylor Greene could soon represent parts of Cobb County

Georgians got their first chance to weigh in on a newly proposed Congressional map Wednesday at a pair of legislative committee meetings convened to discuss it a few hours after it was released. If approved by both chambers of the state Legislature and signed

Georgia Republicans push book bans in school libraries

Republican lawmakers and Virginia parents trying to capitalize on their success in the November election on Tuesday gathered across from the U.S. Capitol to voice their opposition to mask mandates and lessons about racism in public schools. The ranking Republican on the

Should Georgia repeal the state income tax?

Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore Butch Miller pre-filed legislation Monday calling for the repeal of the state income tax. Miller, R-Gainesville, who is running for lieutenant governor, cited the large budget surplus the state posted at the end of the last fiscal

Cherokee County proposes changes to county-level representation

Portions of Cherokee County Commission Districts 1 and 2 may be represented by a different commissioner if the Georgia General Assembly approves the suggested changes by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. County Commission Chairman Harry Johnston said during the Nov. 2

Johns Creek elects new mayor

JOHNS CREEK — Voters in the city of Johns Creek have elected the second mayor in the city’s history. John Bradberry will be the next mayor of Johns Creek after defeating Brian Weaver with 59.8% of the vote. Bradberry will replace founding

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