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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 April 8, 2019


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Brian Kemp (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Geoff Duncan (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Joe Frank Harris & Zell Miller

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Brad Raffensperger (R)*- (Campaign Site)

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:
Jim Beck (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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)
Derrick Grayson (R) - Minister, Network Engineer, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Stacey Abrams (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Attorney & '18 Gov Nominee
Sarah Riggs Amico (D) - Businesswoman & '18 Lt Gov Nominee

Akhenaten Amun (D) - Teacher & '18 Lt Gov Candidate

Jason Carter (D) - Ex-State Sen, Attorney, Grandson of Pres Carter & '14 Gov Nominee

Marckeith DeJesus (D) - Financial Consultant, '16 St Rep Candidate & '17 St Sen Candidate

Scott Holcomb (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Army Veteran
Jen Jordan (D) - State Sen.
Jon Ossoff (D) - Investigative Journalist & '17 US Rep Nominee

Teresa Tomlinson (D) - Ex-Columbus Mayor & Attorney

Raphael Warnock (D) - Pastor & Civil Rights Activist

Elaine Whigham Williams (D) - Pastor & '16 Pres Candidate
Al Bartell (I) -  Mediator, USAF Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Clifton Kilby (I) - Retired Police Officer, Veteran & '18 Sheriff Candidate in NC

Herman Talmadge - 1980

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Buddy Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Daniel Merritt (R) - Businessman & Army Veteran
Lisa Ring (D) - Bryan County Democratic Chair, Ex-Corrections Officer & '18 Nominee
Barbara Seidman (D) - Retired Businesswoman, '18 Candidate & '19 St Rep Candidate

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:
Lucy McBath (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Brandon Beach (R) - State Sen & Ex-Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Pres.

David Belle Isle (R) - Ex-Alpharetta Mayor, Attorney & '18 Sec of Sttae Candidate
Ben Burnett (R) - Alpharetta City Councilman & Technology Professional

Karen Handel (R) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-Secretary of State & Ex-Fulton County Commission Chair

Liz Hausmann (R) - Fulton County Commissioner & Ex-Johns Creek City Councilwoman
Judson Hill (R) - State Sen., Attorney  & '17 Candidates
Jan Jones (R) - State House Speaker Pro-Tem
Kim Peterson (R) - Radio Show Host

District 7:
[ Rob Woodall (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Rick Desai (R) - Businessman
Harrison Floyd (R) - USMC Veteran
Scott Hilton (R) - Ex-State Rep.
P.K. Martin (R) - State Sen.
B.J. Pak (R) - US Attorney & Ex-State Rep.
Narender Reddy (R) - Real Estate Broker & GOP Activist
Mike Royal (R) - State Board of Education Member & Risk Management Company Owner
Renee Unterman (R) - State Sen, Ex-State Rep, Ex-Gwinnett County Commissioner & Ex-Nurse

Carolyn Bourdeaux (D) - Ex-State Senate Budget Director, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 Nominee
Marqus Cole (D) - Attorney
John Eaves (D) - Ex-Fulton County Commission Chair, Educator & '17 Atlanta Mayor Candidate
Nabilah Islam (D) - Political Consultant
David Kim (D) - Learning Center Chain CEO, Community Activist & '18 Candidate

Brenda Lopez (D) - State Rep.
Sam Park (D) - State Rep.

Andrew Young for Congress - 1970

District 8:
Austin Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Vance Dean (R) - Self-Employed, GOP Activist & '18 Candidate

Danny Ellyson (R) - Businessman. Disabled Iraq War Veteran & '18 Candidate 

District 9:
Doug Collins (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Antwon Stephens (D) - Freelance Writer, Ex-Tea Party Activist & 18 Athens Mayor Candidates

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

District 11:
Barry Loudermilk (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rachel Kinsey (D) - Accounting Firm Owner, Community Activist & '18 St Sen Nominee
Adam Wynn (D) - Business Development Consultant & Software Developer

Pat Swindall - 1986

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

District 13:
David Scott (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Amber Hunter (D)
Michael Owens (D) - Ex-Cobb County Democratic Chair, Businessman & '14 Candidate
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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