GA Sen: Democrat Michelle Nunn Has Narrow Lead

By: Friday October 24, 2014 10:06 am

If there is one bright spot for Senate Democrats this year it is Georgia. Every poll in the last week has found Michelle Nunn with a small lead over Republican David Perdue. Nunn is performing much better than you would expect a Democrat to in a state won by Mitt Romney in 2012 when the [...]

Control of Senate Might Not Be Determined for Months

By: Friday October 3, 2014 12:04 pm

This election control of the United States Senate hangs in the balance, but there is a good chance we won’t know which party ends up in control until possibly next year. At this point the polling indicates whichever party eventually wins control in the Senate will do so by only the slimmest of margins, so [...]

Georgia Senate Race Starts Off Very Close

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 12:22 pm

There is some good news for Democrats in what is  going to be a very tough Senate election cycle. In the open Georgia Senate race the newly declared Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn starts off the race ahead of or at least tied against the most likely Republican candidates. From PPP: PPP’s newest Georgia Senate poll [...]

GA Sen: Saxby Chambliss to Retire

By: Friday January 25, 2013 10:27 am

Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) will not seek another term. Instead of running again in 2014 Chambliss has decided to retire, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss will announce this morning that he’s dropping plans to run for a third term in 2014, a decision certain to set off an avalanche of [...]

Super Tuesday Primary Primer

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 12:42 pm

Today is the all important Super Tuesday. Ten states with nearly 20 percent of the total delegates are voting in the Republican presidential primary: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. The Battle Ground States: Ohio and Tennessee Two big battlegrounds states, Ohio and Tennessee, will likely get the most [...]

Newt Gingrich Holds Massive Lead in Georgia

By: Monday March 5, 2012 10:07 am

On Super Tuesday tomorrow, Newt Gingrich is at least assured one victory in his home state of Georgia. The most recent polling of the state found that he has about double the amount of support expressed for any other candidate. Public Policy Polling Newt Gingrich 47% Mitt Romney 24% Rick Santorum 19% Ron Paul 8% [...]

Georgia the Big New Swing State?

By: Monday August 8, 2011 1:26 pm

In a close 2012 election it could very well be that Georgia is the large state that puts Obama over the top. Gallup is out with a new chart showing President Obama’s approve by state during the first six months of the year. The most interesting outlier compared to the last election is Georgia. It [...]

Obamafication: Will White House Try to Nationalize House Races in 2012?

By: Monday April 4, 2011 8:04 pm

Over at First Read, they are reporting that the Obama campaign is going to “attempt to at least experiment with organizing” in Arizona, Georgia and Texas. While, in theory, I could conceive of how Arizona or Georgia might end up coming into play in a relatively close 2012 election, I agree with Jon Chait, there [...]

Election Day Today! (Sort Of)

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 1:00 pm

Technically, today is sort of election day in Ohio, Vermont, Georgia, South Dakota, and Iowa, given that voters can start voting in person for the midterm elections. Vote by mail ballots are being mailed out today in Ohio, and this is the first day individuals can vote early in person. There is also one week [...]

CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:50 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

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