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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 2016
Filing Deadline (Minor Parties & Independents): August 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 2016
State Primary: May 2016
Primary Run-Off: July 2016
General Run-Off (if needed): December 2016

This page was last updated on April 25, 2015


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Nathan Deal (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Casey Cagle (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Joe Frank Harris & Zell Miller

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

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Sam Olens (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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)
Derrick Grayson (R) - Minister, Network Engineer, Navy Veteran & '14 Candidate

Herman Talmadge - 1980

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Buddy Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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

District 3:
Lynn Westmoreland (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pat Swindall - 1986

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

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

District 6:
Tom Price (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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)
Al Gainey (R) - Ex-Hall County Commissioner & Radio Talk Show Host

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

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

Pat Swindall - 1986

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

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

District 14:
Tom Graves (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mickey Tuck (R) - Textile Worker & '92 Floyd County Commission Candidate


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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