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Hodges gets bipartisan DAs to speak up for him

...Olens said it makes sense for Hodges to have support from colleagues he's worked with for years. Olens, the former Cobb County Commission chairman, has endorsements of his own from city and county officials from across the state. "While Ken is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-18/hodges-gets-bipartisan-das-s
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Supporters cross party lines

...in 1964.The ex-prosecutor was raised in Albany but recently moved to Atlanta.Olens, a 53-year-old former Cobb County Commission chair, has his share of Democratic support. He has participated in conference calls with the NAACP and recruited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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Perdue wins party nomination with boost from rural counties

...percent of the vote to avoid a runoff and got it, defeating state schools Superintendent Linda Schrenko and former Cobb County Commission Chairman Bill Byrne. Both rivals folded their campaigns. Mrs. Schrenko said, "I've called Sonny and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/21/met_353868.shtml
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Projected voter turnout drops again

...from addresses in the county's Republican-friendly areas. Such a GOP defection could hurt the chances of former Cobb County Commission Chairman Bill Byrne, who has focused most of his campaign for governor in five metro Atlanta counties, or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/18/met_353381.shtml
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Lesser-known candidate keeps focus on the issues

...between a single-issue candidate, a warm-and-fuzzy candidate and an issue-focused candidate," said the former Cobb County Commission chairman. By his reckoning, state schools Superintendent Linda Schrenko is the first, former state Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/12/met_352232.shtml
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Trading shots on health reform

...participation added a private individual to the suit as plaintiff that made the case stronger, he said.Olens, the former Cobb County Commission chairman, and Hodges, the former Albany district attorney, also face Libertarian nominee Don Smart in November's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-09-14/trading-shots-
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Olens, Sinkfield win runoffs for statewide posts

ATLANTA - Former Cobb County Commission chair Sam Olens handily defeated his Republican rival Tuesday to win the Republican Party's nod in the race to fill the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-08
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Ballots hold other runoffs

...competing in runoffs for other statewide offices. Here's a rundown of the competition: ATTORNEY GENERAL Former Cobb County Commission Chairman Sam Olens and state Sen. Preston Smith are competing in the Republican runoff.SECRETARY OF STATE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-08
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Georgia attorney general candidates differ with Thurbert Baker

...asked the courts to throw out Democrats' new health care reform law.Former U.S. attorney Max Wood and former Cobb County Commission Chairman Sam Olens said at a University of Georgia debate that they would have joined a dozen other states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-02/georgia-attorney-general-can
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Governor race gets early start

...than half of the votes cast. But a late advertising blitz helped the former Democrat leave Mrs. Schrenko and former Cobb County Commission Chairman Bill Byrne in the dust. "Voters who made up their mind in the closing week or so of the campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/22/met_354041.shtml
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