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

Kasim Reed steps up for John Barrow

1:06 pm Oct. 21, 2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has absorbed some criticism over – that one fundraiser aside – his lack of engagement in Jason Carter’s Democratic campaign for governor.

But Reed appears to be well connected to the Democratic

A ‘misinformed’ Nathan Deal on an Ebola strike force

10:37 am Oct. 20, 2014

Officially, last night’s Atlanta Press Club gubernatorial debate was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Nathan Deal couldn’t wait. At 5:39 p.m., his office sent out a press release announcing that the Republican governor would sign