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Rants & Raves

...world. Or, do they agree with former Vice President Dick Cheney's assessments? And, if Jeb Bush wins the presidential election in 2016, will he go around the world tearing down what brother George built? Interesting questions. A BIG RAVE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-23/rants-raves
Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...Perdue was running," he said.Reports from around the state are of a heavier turnout than usual for a non-presidential election. Republicans and Democrats, and groups that support them, have been unusually busy trying to get out the vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/perdue-bests-n
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...overpromise what control of the White House means.Consider that black men typically have a 66 percent turnout in presidential elections but just a 44 percent rate in nonpresidential years. Compare that to a 75 percent turnout for white men in presidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
'National wave election' cited in Barrow defeat

...each of which lean Republican.Also, in a non-presidential election year, turnout was down district-wide from about...state to try to get their turnout to that of a presidential election," he said. "But it energized Republicans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/national-wave-
What small business can expect in the new Congress

...off filibusters aimed at stalling legislation. And President Obama can veto bills.But the approaching 2016 presidential election might motivate lawmakers to come up with legislation both sides can agree on, says Todd McCracken, the president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/what-small-business-can-ex
2016 campaign begins: Sen. Johnny Isakson kicks off re-election bid at Georgia Capitol

...Democratic nominee will be well positioned to challenge Isakson and receive a boost from core constituencies in a presidential election year. He declined to speculate on names, but did say Nunn and state Sen. Jason Carter, who lost a bid for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
GOP must compromise

Two years ago, following a contentious presidential election campaign, I wrote a letter to the editor that referred to the United States as a "house divided" by partisan politics. I predicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-12/gop-must-compromise
Betty Hunt

...active in the Harlem High School Booster Club. She also volunteered as a voting precinct worker for several presidential elections. She particularly enjoyed working with her husband, Bill, at the Gordon Lakes Golf Course on Fort Gordon...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173323464
Numbers racket

...one of the most feared federal agencies to grind a boot heel into the throats of conservatives during the 2012 presidential election season.This is a highly orchestrated campaign by the Justice Department to obstruct justice ? to cover up a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-14/numbers-racket
Poll: Deal and Carter tied, Perdue on top

...Deal is also the preference of younger voters, but they traditionally do not turnout in large numbers in non-presidential elections.Deal is seeking a second term in a weak economy in which the state's unemployment rate increased to 7.8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-14/poll-deal-and-