Local Politics


Teachers get voice in state health plan process

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order requiring a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan process.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: GOP hosts debate for school superintendent candidates

Gwinnett’s GOP plans an April 17 debate for the nine people vying for the party’s nomination for state school superintendent.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Senators continue autism advocacy at the Georgia Capitol

Senators participated in a press conference last week on Autism Awareness Day in Georgia.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Ethics case verdict could impact governor's race

Gov. Deal’s political foes say the $700,000 verdict in a case involving the former state ethics commission director could have political consequences; Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office launches new technology for voters.

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New developments in three city of Snellville 'follies'

An attorney representing a woman who was sworn into office in January filed a notice that he could sue the city of Snellville for $1 million.

Committee formed to study child welfare in wake of Gwinnett case

Two Gwinnett legislators were named to the Child Welfare Reform Council by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: ‘Photo finish’ predicted in Georgia governor’s race

A poll released this week shows Gov. Nathan Deal with a slight lead over Sen. Jason Carter, President Carter’s grandson, in the upcoming November contest.

2014 Election Candidates

A complete list of the candidates on Gwinnett election ballots in 2014

State School Superintendent: Democratic candidates

Six Democratic candidates are facing off in the May 20 primary election.

Commissioner of Insurance: Democratic candidates

Two Democratic candidates are vying for the opportunity to run for commissioner of insurance.

Public Service Commissioner: Republican candidates

Three Republicans are running in the May 20 primary election.

Congressional District 4: Democratic candidates

Two Democratic candidates are running in the Congressional District 4 primary, incumbent Hank Johnson and Stone Mountain resident Tom Brown.

Senate District 40: candidates

Two Republicans and two Democrats are vying to run for state Senate District 40 during the May 20 primary election.

Senate District 55: Democratic candidates

Two Democrats are vying to represent Senate District 55 in the May 20 primary election.

U.S. Senate: Republican candidates

Seven Republican candidates are vying for the opportunity to run for U.S. Senate in the May 20 primary election.


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