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GEORGIA 

Your complete directory of Georgia candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March 9, 2018
Filing Deadline (Minor Parties & Indep): July 10, 2018
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 4, 2018
State Primary: May 22, 2018
Primary Run-Off: July 24, 2018
State General Run-Off (if needed): December 4, 2018
Fed General Run-Off (if needed): January 8, 2019
State General Run-Off (if needed): December , 2018CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on December 11, 2018


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Nathan Deal (R)* - Term-Limited in 2018. ]
won Brian Kemp (R) - Secretary of State, Ex-State Sen. & Businessman

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Casey Cagle (R)* - Lost Primary for Governor in 2018. ]
won Geoff Duncan (R) - Ex-State Rep., Health Care Executive & Ex-Pro Baseball Player

Joe Frank Harris & Zell Miller

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Robyn Crittenden (R)* - Interim Secretary of State. ]
won Brad Raffensperger (R) - State Rep., Ex-Johns Creek City Councilman & Civil Engineer

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Chris Carr (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:
Richard Woods (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Gary Black (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Johnny Isakson - 1990

STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
[ Ralph Hudgens (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
won Jim Beck (R) - Ex-Deputy Insurance Commissioner, Ex-Insurance Agent & Conservative Activist

STATE LABOR COMMISSIONER:
Mark Butler (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

U.S. SENATOR:

David Perdue (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020
Stacey Abrams (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Attorney & '18 Gov Nominee

Akhenaten Amun (D) - Teacher & '18 Lt Gov Candidate
Marckeith DeJesus (D) - Financial Consultant, '16 St Rep Candidate & '17 St Sen Candidate

Scott Holcomb (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Army Veteran
Jon Ossoff (D) - Investigative Journalist & '17 US Rep Nominee
Teresa Tomlinson (D) - Ex-Columbus Mayor & Attorney

Elaine Whigham Williams (D) - Pastor & '16 Pres Candidate
Clifton Kilby (I) - Retired Police Officer, Veteran & '18 Forsyth County Sheriff Candidate

Herman Talmadge - 1980

Johnny Isakson (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Buddy Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lisa Ring (D) - Bryan County Democratic Chair, Ex-Corrections Officer & '18 Nominee

District 2:
Sanford Bishop (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 3:
Drew Ferguson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pat Swindall - 1986

District 4:
Hank Johnson (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
John Lewis (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 6:
[ Karen Handel (R)* - Defeated for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Lucy McBath (D) - Gun Control Activist, Businesswoman & Retired Airline Flight Attendant

District 7:
Rob Woodall (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Carolyn Bourdeaux (D) - Ex-State Senate Budget Director, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 Nominee

Andrew Young for Congress - 1970

District 8:
Austin Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Doug Collins (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Jody Hice (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 11:
Barry Loudermilk (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pat Swindall - 1986

District 12:
Rick Allen (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
David Scott (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Martin Cowen (L) - Retired Attorney, Ex-County Probate Judge & '18 Nominee

District 14:
Tom Graves (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Democratic State Convention - 1982

Constitution Party of Georgia (C)
Democratic Party of Georgia (D)
Georgia Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Georgia (L)
Georgia Republican Party (R)


Sen. Sam Nunn

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Bert Lance for Governor - 1974

PRINT MEDIA:
AccessNorthGa.com
Athens Daily News / Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Flagpole
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta Daily World (African-American)
Atlanta Creative Loafing (Alternative)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta Magazine
The Story (Atlanta Suburbs)
Atlanta Sunday Paper (Alternative)
Augusta Chronicle
Barnesville Herald-Gazette
Blackshear Times
Brantley Enterprise
Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Cobb Online / Marietta News
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Fayette County Citizen
Georgia Trend
GoDekalb.com
Gwinnett Daily Post
LaGrange Daily News
Macon Telegraph
Main Street News (Banks, Jackson & Madison Counties)
Newnan Times-Herald
Oconee Enterprise
Rome News-Tribune
The Beacon (Roswell)
Savannah Morning News
Southern Voice (Gay)
Swainsboro Forest-Blade
Thomas County News
Waycross Journal-Herald

Max Cleland

BROADCAST MEDIA:
WAGA TV-5 (FOX - Atlanta)
WGCL TV-46 (CBS - Atlanta)
WSB TV-2 (ABC - Atlanta)
WXIA TV-11 (NBC - Atlanta)

Sen Paul Coverdell - 1998

POLITICAL BLOGS & ONLINE RESOURCES:
A la Gauche
Athens Politics
Atlanta Out Loud
Atlanta Public Affairs
Blog for Democracy
BlogGwinnett.com
Bloglanta.com
Blog of Columbus, Georgia
Building a Better Moustrap
Buzz Blog
ChrisIsHardcore.com
Confessions of a Political Junkie
Cracker Squire
Cup O' Joe
Freedom of Thought
Georgia Beat
Georgia News Digest
Georgia Democratic Women's Grapevine
Georgia Liberty
Georgia Politics Unfiltered
Georgia Pundit
Georgia Reporter
Independent Conservative
LeftyBlogs: Georgia
Metroblogging: Atlanta
Monotonous.net
Opportunity for Georgia
Peach Pundit
Peanut Politics
PhotoDude.com
PoliticalVine.com
Politics 101
Politics & Policy
Radical Georgia Moderate
Rankin Blog
Rooftop Blog
What Are We For

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