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Why were political polls off mark?

...get-out-the-vote tactics that Obama had perfected in his two successful presidential campaigns. And when early polls showed Democratic candidates behind, they and national media outlets attacked the pollsters for under weighting black voters."There was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
Georgia emergency management chief Charley English demoted to deputy; Gen. Jim Butterworth named as replacement

...also generated some controversy for the Deal administration. During the gubernatorial campaign, supporters of Democratic candidate Jason Carter said Deal had politicized the National Guard by naming leaders without the proper military rank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/georgia-emergency-management
Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...of early voters who were black rose, too. Those are good signs for Democrats because blacks generally support Democratic candidates.However, an analysis by political strategists at Landmark Communication concluded that the vast majority of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/perdue-bests-n
Jumbled on jobs

...would surely continue if Clinton, the presumptive Democratic candidate in 2016, wins the White House.Like Obama ? whom...chief executive. At best, the 67-year-old top Democratic candidate for president is still confused about how jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/jumbled-jobs
Re-elect Deal

...All that points to the type of fiscal sanity Georgians must keep.And what happens if Deal isn't elected? The Democratic candidate for governor is Jason Carter, who brings to the table all of four years' worth of political experience as a state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/re-elect-deal
Poll: Ga. Senate, governor races tied

...percent margin of error. In weighting the numbers for demographics, the poll assumes black voters will case one-third of the ballots representing a higher turnout than what most other pollsters expect and helping Democratic candidates.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-03/poll-ga-senate
Sheheen calls for Confederate flag to come down

...in our State Museum so we can remember our past and look to our future."Sheheen was joined Wednesday by the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Bakari Sellers, who is trying to become the state's first black in that office.Sellers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/sheheen-calls-confederate-fla
Rants & Raves

...did invent such a wonderful device that everyone would want to buy, the politicians would make it illegal. THE DEMOCRATIC candidate Vincent Sheheen who is running for governor of South Carolina has called for the removal of the Confederate flag...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-23/rants-raves
Across the region

...School chief backs Democratic hopefulTUCKER, GA. - Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official.Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-23/across-region
Augusta woman takes civic duty to heart

...that's kind of how it all started," she said.Over the years, Woodley volunteered for local and statewide Democratic candidates by holding signs and working fundraisers. She has set up booths in high schools to register students, visited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-03/augusta-woman-