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Six reasons why Republicans won big in Georgia

12:02 am Nov. 5, 2014

What was long expected to be tight elections at the top of the ticket turned into resounding victories Tuesday night for Gov. Nathan Deal and Republican Senate hopeful David Perdue.

Here’s a look at six key

As the results roll in, here are the counties to watch

7:00 pm Nov. 4, 2014

Polls are now closed in the state of Georgia, and we’re all settling in for a long night.

Fulton and DeKalb counties will be critical to the hopes of statewide candidates — and late in coming in. Until then, as you continue to refresh the AJC’s spiffy map, here are some places to watch:

The 12th Congressional District

The re-election fight for U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, is a big story in

What’s your call? Kasim Reed says we’re headed for two runoffs

4:31 pm Nov. 4, 2014

Our AJC colleague Katie Leslie caught up with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed as he voted this morning. Reed predicted extra innings in the contests for U.S. Senate and governor:

“I think that both of them are probably headed for runoffs. I think Michelle Nunn has an opportunity to win it outright. But I think both of them are going to be headed to a runoff.”

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