Vote to consolidate Augusta-Richmond County governments marks its 20th anniversary

...and its passage "could signal the start of a whole new era of racial cooperation," said political science professor Ralph Walker, who helped in the effort, when it passed.In heavily-white south Richmond County, a lesser 54.3 percent approved...

Longtime ASU professor teaches last class

Correction, December 21, 2009: Dr. Ralph Walker's age was incorrect in a profile of the retired Augusta...classroom as a professor at Augusta State University, Ralph Walker has taught a lot of students. "I figured one day it's...

Consolidation supporter sees flaws but is still satisfied

...merger between the city of Augusta and Richmond County, Ralph Walker preached patience in 1995 for the inevitable stumbles...as a way of reducing the cost of the government." RALPH WALKER, Augusta State professor who helped push a 1988 consolidation...

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Value of Copenhaver's support in mayor's race argued

...said. The group will make its endorsements this week.Retired Georgia Regents University political science professor Ralph Walker said candidates typically seek the endorsement by an incumbent, whoever it is.Copenhaver "is rather popular. He...

Watchers weigh effect of Helen Blocker-Adams' move

...She's still relevant to this community," Young said.Retired Georgia Regents University political science professor Ralph Walker predicted "that Helen will probably be in the runoff," an ironic detail in Augusta elections."History in Richmond...

Ralph Walker for mayor

If anyone in this community knows more about city government, how things should be run, and has more knowledge than anyone I can think of as to how to keep Augusta up and running, it's Dr. Ralph H. Walker, professor emeritus of Augusta State University.Carolyn K. Kershner, Augusta

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Low turnout may signal satisfaction

...Tuesday's Augusta Commission elections weren't. "No change," said Augusta State University political scientist Dr. Ralph Walker. "Don Grantham replacing Bill Kuhlke. No change. Jimmy Smith replacing Ulmer Bridges. No change. And Marion's...

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District 121 race: What experts are saying

Ralph Walker, political science professor at Augusta State University Quincy Murphy WHAT MUST HAPPEN FOR HIM TO WIN: Continue touting his...

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ASU professor to teach Southern politics in Germany

...Germany's largest universities requested that a local expert on the topic serve as a faculty member this summer. Ralph Walker, political science professor emeritus at Augusta State University, is taking his expertise overseas through a partnership...

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Sign shows where the money goes

...plenty of "Your 1-Cent Sales Tax at Work" signs. "People are willing to pay for something they can see," said Ralph Walker, director of Augusta State University Research Center and professor emeritus of political science. "If we can pay...

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