Saturday, May 26, 2012
Candidates Mark Gorman, Mark Williams to face each other in July 31 GOP Primary. Winner to challenge incumbent Democratic State. Rep. Pete Marin in November General Election. Incumbent State Rep. Brooks Coleman draws challenger in Republican Primary.
Two Republicans qualified to run for the District 96 state representative post in the July 31 GOP Primary. The winner will face incumbent District 96 State Rep. Pedro “Pete” Marin, D-Duluth, in the Nov. 6 General Election. House District 96 includes parts of Duluth and Norcross. Running against each other in the GOP Primary for House District 96 will be Norcross carpenter Mark Gorman and Duluth resident Mark Williams, an owner of Norcross-based Printing Trade Company. Marin is a business consultant. Boundaries for House and Senate districts in the Georgia General Assembly, including H.D. 96, were redrawn as a result of the 2010 Census. Incumbent District 97 State Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, has drawn an opponent in the GOP Primary. Law …
Republican David Hancock is COO of Automation Control Products. Also, Lawrenceville attorney Steve Reilly is seeking the district post as a Democrat.
U.S. 7th District U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, has a Republican challenger from Suwanee in his bid for re-election. David Hancock, chief operating officer of Alpharetta-based Automation Control Products, has qualified as a Republican to challenge Woodall, according to records of the Georgia Secretary of State's Office. The GOP Primary is July 31. Qualifying as a Democrat to seek the District 7 seat was attorney Steve Reilly of Lawrenceville. The winner of the GOP and Democratic primaries will face each other in the General Election Nov. 6. Qualifying began May 23 and ended May 25. Hancock said on his website that he would serve just one term and would not accept any campaign funds. "Congress should not be a career, so my goal is…
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Newt Gingrich cruised to winning Georgia's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, his one bright spot on a night he finished only as high as third in other Super Tuesday voting. Georgia was among 10 states selecting delegates Tuesday. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won in Virginia, Vermont, Massachusetts, Idaho and Alaska. CNN and other networks projected a Romney victory in a tight race in Ohio. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won in Tennessee, Oklahoma and North Dakota. With 99 percent of Georgia's precincts reporting, Gingrich, the former U.S. House speaker, was leading with 47.2 percent of the vote, followed by Romney at 25.9 percent, Santorum at 19.6 percent and Texas Congressman Ron Paul at 6.6 percent. Romney and …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The GOP presidential candidate will stop at Collins Hill High on Saturday.
Newt Gingrich, casting an eye toward his former home state as Super Tuesday approaches, will make a campaign stop in Suwanee this week. The former U.S. House speaker from Georgia will be at on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11:30-12:15. This comes not long after a scheduled stop in Cumming on Saturday, according to a campaign spokesperson. Most major polls show Gingrich running behind Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in the quest to oppose President Obama in November. A New York Times delegate count shows Ginrich in third place. So Super Tuesday (March 6) takes on added importance, as Georgia and Virginia, now Gingrich's home state, are among the 11 states scheduled to vote that day. Suwanee Patch will have more updates on this event.