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Sheheen wants to dedicate 5 percent of South Carolina's budget to roads; doesn't want gas tax increase

COLUMBIA -- Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen has his own plan to raise hundreds of millions of dollars to improve roads, but he doesn't want to raise the gas tax.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-22/sheheen-wants-dedicate-5-percent-sc
Georgia's U.S. Senate candidates should get serious about the deficit

The primary season in Georgia ends July 22, and it can't come soon enough.Because most Democratic candidates have been chosen, this runoff is a fight between Republicans. And because the more conservative Republican voters tend to turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-20/georgias-us-sena
Jason Carter speaks at Paine

Jason Carter, a Democratic candidate for Georgia governor, spoke today to the annual conference of the 6th Episcopal District of the CME Church meeting at Paine College. Augusta Mayor-Elect Hardie Davis also attended today's event.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-16/jason-carter-speaks-paine
Governor Nathan Deal shows gain in poll over GOP opponents Jason Carter, Andrew Hunt

...His supporters hope that in the meantime, more bad news will surface about Deal's ethics. Carter and other Democratic candidates are repeatedly calling for a reopening of an investigation by the state ethics commission or attorney general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-26/poll-shows-nat
South Carolina judge sides with 'robo-calls'

...Democratic statehouse candidate to then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were traced to him.One call asked listeners if a Democratic candidate should invite Pelosi to campaign with her, prompting the listener to answer yes or no by using the telephone key...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/sc-judge-sides-robo-calls
Democrats in runoff for SC schools superintendent debate

COLUMBIA - The two Democratic candidates in a runoff for their party's nomination to lead South Carolina's schools debated Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-19/democrats-runoff-sc-schools-superin
Scott's GOP victory sets up historic SC election

...will need to address issues that appeal to black voters if he wants to pick off those who traditionally choose Democratic candidates.Some black voters may align with the GOP on social issues like gay rights and abortion rights, though they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/scotts-gop-victory-sets-histo
Democrats discuss funding in superintendent debate

COLUMBIA - South Caro lina's four Democratic candidates for superintendent of education squared off in a televised debate Thursday, differing over how to increase school funding.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-22/democrats-discuss-funding-superinte
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...won by Republican Johnny Isakson, was in 2004. That year PACs contributed more than $1 million to GOP and Democratic candidates in the Senate primaries ? not far behind PAC donations this year.It's difficult to compare third-party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
Democrats, Republicans face off in Senate debates

...dismissed her lack of a college degree. Perdue later apologized.Kingston went after Perdue for contributing to a Democratic candidate in Massachusetts, while Perdue criticized Kingston for serving 11 terms in Congress while supporting term limits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-11/democrats-republicans-face-se