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Barrow's rival close to investing $1 million of own money

...when he ran unsuccessfully in a fiercely competitive GOP primary race for Barrow's 12th District seat in eastern Georgia...accounting for a dollar out of every $3. The crowded GOP primary forced Allen to spend most of his money, whereas Barrow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/barrows-rival-close-investing
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...might have little desire to run another statewide campaign. Johnson ran for governor in 2010, finishing third in the GOP primary."You put your blood, sweat and tears and life into that thing. And now that you know what it's like, it may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Ga. Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Georgia ahead of Tuesday's GOP runoff

...weeks ago."It's up for grabs," said veteran Republican strategist Chip Lake, noting that up to 70 percent of GOP primary voters live within the metro Atlanta media market which covers much of north Georgia.Certainly, no candidate can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/ga-senate-race-zeroes-metro-a
Poll: Kingston edging ahead of Perdue

...with OpinionSavvy July 15-16 and included telephone and online surveys of 696 likely voters in Tuesday's Georgia GOP primary runoff.The latest results show Kingston leading Perdue 46-41 percent, a spread just outside the margin of error...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-17/poll-kingston-
The case for Kingston

...on the leanings of Gingrey's own primary supporters.Karen Handel, the Tea Party favorite who placed third in the GOP primary, supports Kingston, too. During the race, he rightly won her admiration for "his integrity and fighting spirit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-13/case-kingston
Longtime sheriff pleads not guilty in bribery case

...National Corrections Academy. He was named South Carolina's sheriff of the year in 1982.In 1998, Metts pondered a GOP primary challenge to then-Gov. David Beasley ? whom he had helped get elected four years earlier ? and even mulled running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-01/longtime-sheriff-pleads-not-guilty-
Voters to pick GOP nominee for superintendent

...control of the House and took over most of the state's constitutional offices. Spearman says she's voted in every GOP primary since. The winner of the GOP runoff will face the winner of the Democratic runoff for superintendent. Sheila Gallagher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-22/voters-pick-gop-nominee-super
Rants & Raves

...with his "catch and release" policy. LINDSEY GRAHAM, WARmonger and open borders amnesty supporter, has won the GOP primary. Are you folks across the river nuts? A RANT FOR COLUMBIA County: Sure, they don't raise your taxes. They don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/rants-raves
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...to figure out a strategy for reaching the tiny number expected to vote in next month's runoff in the midst of vacation season."I think everybody is struggling with what is the best way to reach the GOP primary voters," Johnson said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
South Carolina's longest-serving sheriff latest in string to be charged, investigated

...Republican county outside Columbia.He was named South Carolina's sheriff of the year in 1982.In 1998, he pondered a GOP primary challenge to then-Gov. David Beasley ? whom he had helped get elected four years earlier ? and even mulled running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-17/south-carolinas-longes