White clout buoyed Georgia’s Republican wave

9:52 am Dec. 16, 2014

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office just released a Overall some 1.5 million African-Americans registered to vote, making up 30 percent of the electorate. About half of them, or 743,414, voted. That’s about 28.6 percent

Kennesaw set to reverse mosque rejection

8:39 am Dec. 11, 2014

Last night, after a closed work session, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews sent word via email that the four city council members who voted last week against issuing a use permit for a storefront mosque have

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

GA-12 Landmark poll: Rick Allen 48, John Barrow 44

10:36 am Nov. 1, 2014

Landmark Communications is out with an independent poll showing Republican challenger Rick Allen ahead of U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, but still within the margin of error in the race’s final days.

Allen holds 48.1 percent