Posts tagged with "Jason Carter"

CNN poll puts Carter, Nunn ahead

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 24, 2014

A poll released by CNN shows that Democratic candidates in two high profile state races have a slight lead over their Republican opponents going into the Nov. 4 election. The survey of 565 likely voters shows that they favor Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter over incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, 48 percent to 46 percent. […]

AJC: ‘Our poll is better.’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 23, 2014

The Atlanta Journal Constitution says poll results commissioned by its sister company, WSB-TV, are more reliable than poll results commissioned by a competitor, 11 Alive. The WSB-TV poll also reached a completely different conclusion, showing two top Democratic candidates ahead of their Republican opposition. The AJC and WSB-TV are owned by Cox Media Group, a fact […]

Polls show Georgia GOP candidates leading

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 20, 2014

So far things are looking good for Georgia Republican candidates running in statewide races as the November general election approaches. Several polls show that Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and state School Superintendent candidate Richard Woods leading their Democratic opposition. The Democrats are, gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Jason Carter, U.S. Senate […]

Sen. Carter responds to gay marriage editorial

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 6, 2014

State Senator and Democratic nominee for governor Jason Carter caught heat from members of the gay and lesbian community for not being vocal enough about issues that are important to them. Today, Carter answered questions in a lengthy interview with Creative Loafing. He clarified his position on gay marriage – he’s for it – while saying he’s […]

NYT – How Sen. Carter navigates granddad’s legacy

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 27, 2014

Being the grandson of a U.S. President would presumably be a boon for any candidate, unless the grandfather is a Republican punching bag and the candidate is running for governor of Georgia as a Democrat. Such is the dilemma of state Sen. Jason Carter, who currently holds a slim lead in the polls against incumbent […]

New poll – Carter leads Deal by 7 points

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 26, 2014

A Rasmussen Poll conducted days after the May 20 primary shows Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter ahead of incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal. The poll, published May 26, shows Carter has a seven point advantage over the governor. The poll of 750 likely voters found 48 percent support Carter, compared with 41 percent for Deal. […]

It’s a date – Carter, Deal will meet in November

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2014

State Sen. Jason Carter’s victory in the May 20 Democratic primary for governor was virtually assured. He had no opponents. Incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal drew challengers in the Republican primary, but they didn’t challenge him very hard. Deal swept away opponents John Barge and David E. Pennington, and held a 72 percent lead as election night […]

May 20 primary election results

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2014

The polls closed at 7 pm. Here are the election results for the May 20 primary election in Georgia. This post will be updated throughout the evening. All results should be considered tentative until certified. Blank spaces indicate pending results. In order to win outright, a candidate has to receive more than 50 percent of […]

Six days – Williams, Parent fight to the end

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2014

The two candidates running in the Democratic primary for the Senate District 42 seat are taking their intraparty fight down to the wire ahead of the May 20 primary. On May 15, Decatur attorney Kyle Williams called a press conference about a recent mailer from former state representative Elena Parent’s campaign.  Both candidates are running […]

(VIDEO) – Carter defends ‘guns everywhere’ vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill that broadens the rights of gun owners, a bill his Democratic challenger in the upcoming elections voted for. State Sen. Jason Carter, D-42, in an April 21 MSNBC interview explained why he was the only Democrat in the Senate to vote for House Bill 60, called the “guns everywhere” bill by […]

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