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GEORGIA 

Your complete directory of Georgia candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March 11, 2016
Filing Deadline (Minor Parties & Independents): July 12, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 6, 2016
State Primary: May 24, 2016
Primary Run-Off: July 26, 2016
General Run-Off (if needed): December 6, 2016

This page was last updated on December 5, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Nathan Deal (R)* - Term-Limited in 2018. ]
Jim Butterworth (R) - Ex-State Sen. & Ex-Georgia National Guard Commander
Casey Cagle (R) - Lt. Governor & Ex-State Sen.
Brian Kemp (R) - Secretary of State & Ex-State Sen.
Jack Kingston (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Rep., Ex-Insurance Broker & '14 US Sen. Candidate
Rick Knox (R) - Political Consultant
Lynn Westmoreland (R) - Ex-Congressman
Stacey Abrams (D) - State House Minority Leader, Attorney & Novelist
John Barrow (D) - Ex-Congressman
Jason Carter (D) - Ex-State Sen., Non-Profit Executive, Attorney, Grandson of Pres. Carter & '14 Nominee

Doug Craig (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair, Gulf War Veteran, Sheet Metal Contractor & '11 City Commission Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Casey Cagle (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Allen Peake (R) - State Rep., Restaurant Owner & Accountant
David Shafer (R) - State Senate President Pro Tempore, Ex-State GOP Exec. Director & Businessman

Joe Frank Harris & Zell Miller

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Brian Kemp (R)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Chris Carr (R)*
Josh McKoon (R) - State Sen. & Attorney
B.J. Pak (R) - Ex-State Rep., Attorney & Accountant
Stacey Evans (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Democratic Activist
Ken Hodges (D) - Ex-Dougherty Circuit District Attorney & '10 Nominee

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:
Richard Woods (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Gary Black (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Johnny Isakson - 1990

STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Ralph Hudgens (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE LABOR COMMISSIONER:
Mark Butler (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

U.S. SENATOR:

Johnny Isakson (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.

Herman Talmadge - 1980

David Perdue (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Buddy Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rick Jaworski (D) - Businessman

District 2:
Sanford Bishop (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 3:
[ Lynn Westmoreland (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Drew Ferguson (R) - West Point Mayor & Dentist

Pat Swindall - 1986

District 4:
Hank Johnson (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
John Lewis (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 6:
Tom Price (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Nominated for US HHS Secretary
John Albers (R) - State Sen.
Brandon Beach (R) - State Sen.
Chris Carr (R) - Attorney General, Ex-State Economic Development Dir. & Ex-Congressional Aide
Karen Handel (R) - Ex-Sec. of State, Ex- Fulton County Commission Chair, '10 Gov. Candidate & '14 US Sen. Candidate
Hunter Hill (R) - State Sen.

Judson Hill (R) - State Sen. & Attorney

Jan Jones (R) - State House Speaker Pro-Tem.
Dan Moody (R) - Ex-State Sen.
Betty Price (R) - State Rep., Ex-Roswell City Councilwoman & Wife of Congressman Price
Kelly Stewart (R) - Ex-Johns Creek City Councilwoman
Taylor Bennett (D) - Ex-State Rep.
Scott Holcomb (D) - State Rep.

Josh McLaurin (D)

District 7:
Rob Woodall (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Andrew Young for Congress - 1970

District 8:
Austin Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Doug Collins (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Jody Hice (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 11:
Barry Loudermilk (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Gavin Miller (R)

Pat Swindall - 1986

District 12:
Rick Allen (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
David Scott (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Tom Graves (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Democratic State Convention - 1982

Constitution Party of Georgia
Democratic Party of Georgia
Georgia Green Party
Libertarian Party of Georgia
Georgia Republican Party


Sen. Sam Nunn

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Bert Lance for Governor - 1974

PRINT MEDIA:
AccessNorthGa.com
Athens Daily News / Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Flagpole
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta Daily World (African-American)
Atlanta Creative Loafing (Alternative)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta Magazine
The Story (Atlanta Suburbs)
Atlanta Sunday Paper (Alternative)
Augusta Chronicle
Barnesville Herald-Gazette
Blackshear Times
Brantley Enterprise
Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Cobb Online / Marietta News
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Fayette County Citizen
Georgia Trend
GoDekalb.com
Gwinnett Daily Post
LaGrange Daily News
Macon Telegraph
Main Street News (Banks, Jackson & Madison Counties)
Newnan Times-Herald
Oconee Enterprise
Rome News-Tribune
The Beacon (Roswell)
Savannah Morning News
Southern Voice (Gay)
Swainsboro Forest-Blade
Thomas County News
Waycross Journal-Herald

Max Cleland

BROADCAST MEDIA:
WAGA TV-5 (FOX - Atlanta)
WGCL TV-46 (CBS - Atlanta)
WSB TV-2 (ABC - Atlanta)
WXIA TV-11 (NBC - Atlanta)

Sen Paul Coverdell - 1998

POLITICAL BLOGS & ONLINE RESOURCES:
A la Gauche
Athens Politics
Atlanta Out Loud
Atlanta Public Affairs
Blog for Democracy
BlogGwinnett.com
Bloglanta.com
Blog of Columbus, Georgia
Building a Better Moustrap
Buzz Blog
ChrisIsHardcore.com
Confessions of a Political Junkie
Cracker Squire
Cup O' Joe
Freedom of Thought
Georgia Beat
Georgia News Digest
Georgia Democratic Women's Grapevine
Georgia Liberty
Georgia Politics Unfiltered
Georgia Pundit
Georgia Reporter
Independent Conservative
LeftyBlogs: Georgia
Metroblogging: Atlanta
Monotonous.net
Opportunity for Georgia
Peach Pundit
Peanut Politics
PhotoDude.com
PoliticalVine.com
Politics 101
Politics & Policy
Radical Georgia Moderate
Rankin Blog
Rooftop Blog
What Are We For

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