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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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ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March 6, 2020
Filing Deadline (Minor Parties & Indep): August 14, 2020
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 8, 2020
State Primary: June 9, 2020
Primary Run-Off: August 11, 2020
Fed General Run-Off (if needed): January 5, 2021
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on November 8, 2020


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Brian Kemp (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Stacey Abrams (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Attorney & '18 Nominee
Hardie Davis (D) - Augusta Mayor, Ex-State Sen, Ex-State Rep & Pastor

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Geoff Duncan (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Joe Frank Harris & Zell Miller

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Brad Raffensperger (R)*- (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Chris Carr (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:
John King (R)* - Acting Commissioner

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:

2020 REGULAR ELECTION - RUNOFF JANUARY 5, 2021:

David Perdue (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jon Ossoff (D) - Documentary Filmmaker & '17 US Rep Nominee

Herman Talmadge - 1980

2020 SPECIAL ELECTION - RUNOFF JANUARY 5, 2021:

Kelly Loeffler (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Raphael Warnock (D) - Pastor & Civil Rights Activist


U.S. CONGRESS:

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

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

District 3:
Drew Ferguson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pat Swindall - 1986

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

District 5 - Regular (Full) Term:
[ John Lewis (D)* - Died July 17, 2020. ]
won Nikema Williams (D) - State Sen. & State Democratic Chair

District 5 - Special Election - Runoff December 1, 2020:
[ John Lewis (D)* - Died July 17, 2020. ]
Robert Franklin (D) - Ex-Morehouse College President, Professor & Pastor
Kwanza Hall (D) - Ex-Atlanta City Councilman, Businessman & '17 Mayor Candidate

District 6:
Lucy McBath (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
[ Rob Woodall (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
won Carolyn Bourdeaux (D) - Ex-Senate Budget Director, College Professor & '18 Nominee

Andrew Young for Congress - 1970

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

District 9:
[ Doug Collins (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2020. ]
won Andrew Clyde (R) - Fireams Dealer, Retired Navy Officer & Gulf War Veteran

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)* - VACANT - Resigned October 4, 2020. ]
won Marjorie Greene (R) - Businesswoman & QAnon Conspiracy Theorist


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Democratic State Convention - 1982

Constitution Party of Georgia (C)
Democratic Party of Georgia (D)
Georgia Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Georgia (L)
Georgia Republican Party (R)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


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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