Posts filed under "campaign coverage"

Candidate Q&A – Ed Williams, candidate for DeKalb County Commission District 7

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Ed Williams, candidate for DeKalb County Commission Super District 7 Why are you running for this position?  I am seeking to become the next Commissioner of District 7 to provide honest, open, compassionate, accountable […]

Candidate Q&A – State Rep. Scott Holcomb, House District 81

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Scott Holcomb, House District 81 (Incumbent)  Why are you running for this position?  I believe Georgia can and must do better. In too many areas, our state is underperforming and I don’t accept that. […]

Candidate Q&A – DeKalb County School Board member Marshall Orson

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Marshall Orson, DeKalb County Board of Education District 2 (Incumbent)  Why are you running for this position?  I am proud to have helped guide the turnaround of DeKalb Schools. During my time on the […]

Candidate Q&A – DeKalb County Commissioner Gregory Adams

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Gregory Adams, DeKalb County Commission, Super District 7 (Incumbent) Why are you running for this position?  To increase economic development opportunities by investing in real mass and light transit, provide real raises to […]

Last day to register to vote in May 22 primary is April 24

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 19, 2018

If you need to register to vote or change your voter registration address in order to vote in the May 22 primary, there are only a few days left to do it. The registration deadline is April 24. According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, in order to register to vote you must: Be […]

Political notes: DeKalb GOP Chair appears on ‘Jeopardy!’, Democratic group talks gun control

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 7, 2018

Decaturish received two press releases this afternoon from the DeKalb County GOP and Pave It Blue, a Democratic activist group. – DeKalb County GOP Chairman Lane Flynn will be a contestant on “Jeopardy!” on March 7.  “Flynn recorded the episode in December and it will air on WXIA/Channel 11 at 7:30 pm EST on March 7th,” the […]

Facebook is making it harder to see Decaturish articles, but there are ways around it

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 19, 2018

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on berkeleyside.com, but the publisher has given other small news outlets permission to localize it for our audiences.  When Facebook announced last week it will show users more posts from friends and family, while hiding the news, Decaturish — along with publishers around the nation — was disturbed. It’s ironic […]

Lt. Gov. appears to endorse idea of charging Decatur officials over immigration issue

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 16, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is signaling that it intends to charge officials in so-called Sanctuary Cities with crimes and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has implied that city of Decatur officials should be charged. To be clear, Decatur has not declared itself a sanctuary city, even though Cagle has repeatedly called it that. What the […]

Petition to recall Secretary of State Kemp collecting signatures at Kavarna on Thursday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 29, 2017

This story has been updated.  A group called A Voice for All Georgia will be at Kavarna in Oakhurst on Nov. 30 collecting signatures to recall Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Ashley Kane says she will be there from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The group is hoping to get 778,677 signatures by Dec. 15, including […]

Decatur Mayor: Casey Cagle owes police apology, rhetoric could hurt Amazon deal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 21, 2017

Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett on Tuesday released a lengthy statement in response to Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle’s allegations that Decatur is a sanctuary city and a safe harbor for “criminal illegal aliens.” No, Decatur isn’t, the mayor said. And she said a lot more than that, saying the Lt. Governor owes the city’s police department […]

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