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Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

...private probation companies can charge, the owner of such a firm wrote a letter of recommendation for the Waynesboro state senator who headed the committee and is in line for a judgeship that will supervise people affected by the legislation. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/senator-received-suppo
Governor receives names of two lawyers to fill Burke County State Court judgeship

...is the solicitor of the Burke County State Court, and Jesse C. Stone, managing attorney of Merrill & Stone and a state senator for District 23.Cox has served as the solicitor-general since 2001, and has a private law practice in Waynesboro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/governor-receives-name
Monday is final day to register to vote in May 20 elections

...Augusta voters who select a Democratic ballot also will weigh in on seven non-binding ballot questions and select a state senator to represent District 22, which has no Republican contenders. Democratic, Republican and nonpartisan ballots will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-16/monday-final-day-registe
May 20 ballots to include Democrats' questions

...to renew a 1 percent sales tax and issue general obligation bonds May 20.Augusta Democratic voters will select a state senator from District 22, where there are no Republican candidates.The statewide topics are also what the party hopes will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-09/may-20-ballots
Ethics talk heats up Georgia governor's race

...employee who claimed retaliation for investigating Deal's 2010 campaign reports.Deal's timing led Carter, a state senator and grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, to criticize him for failing to support an overhaul until now. Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/ethics-talk-heats-georgia-gov
Democrat Jason Carter to report $1.6 million in cash for Georgia gubernatorial bid

...raising about $416,000 in 11 days after the legislative session ended, a campaign spokesman said Sunday.Carter, a state senator and grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, is running unopposed in the May 20 primary. Gov. Nathan Deal, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-04
Deal reports $3.9 million in cash for re-election bid

...running uncontested, was expected to report about $1.6 million in cash for his gubernatorial campaign. Carter, a state senator, outraised Deal over those 11 days and was expected to report about $416,000 in contributions for the period...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-07/deal-reports-39-million-cash-
Jimmy Carter recalls rival Bo Callaway

...counties, where his family operated the Callaway Gardens resort.It was obvious that Carter, who first held office as a state senator, bristled at Callaway turning his back on his Southern Democrat upbringing. It quickly became a political chess game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-16/jimmy-carter-recalls-riv
Carter pulls ahead of Deal in poll in race for Georgia governor

...Deal has pulled into the lead, according to a public-opinion survey released Thursday.Jason Carter, a Democratic state senator from Atlanta and grandson of Georgia's only president, is slightly ahead of Deal, 41 percent to 38 percent.However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/carter-pulls-ahead-deal-poll-
Ga. candidate list grows as more qualify

...plop down a check and sign the forms is Democrat Jason Carter. As the grandson of Georgia's only president and a state senator himself, Carter is another viable candidate. Pollster Matt Towery of InsiderAdvantage has said that Carter was polling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-05/ga-candidate-l