Rather than post a daily update, we here at Blog for Democracy will just update this Senate tracker as we get information of who is in and who is out. If we have missed a complete denial or jumping in the race, let us know.
Most of the political talk for the last few weeks has centered on the US Senate seat now open in 2014 – and for good reason. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ retirement is an important moment in Georgia politics.
But let’s not lose sight of another vulnerable seat, which could be, [...]
Over the next couple of days, Blog for Democracy will be assembling a group of Democratic political insiders, consultants and activists to analyze and rate any potential Democratic candidates for the newly open Senate seat in 2014 as well as providing pros and cons of these potential candidates.
If you want to make sure your [...]
First Act: Obama for America get a Democratic outsider elected President. Check.
Second Act: Organizing for America, maintain control of team, momentum, money and get Obama re-elected. Check.
Third Act: Organizing for Action, legislative and Presidential legacy building. Thumb nose at DNC, DCCC [...]
As has been covered on this blog previously, on January 8th there are some special elections. There are actually 4.
SD 30 is over in West Georgia. You’ll see a Republican vs. a Libertarian there. This one is interesting in that Democrats actually could not qualify for the special election because no Democrat qualified for [...]
From the beginning, I was wary of Lisa Collins, the “Democratic” candidate in the Special Election for Senate District 11. If you look at her voting history, you would know what I mean. She voted Republican in 2012 (both primaries), the 2008 Presidential Primary, 2004 (both primaries), and 2002 (both primaries). Then, if you take [...]
Trying to fight off a Republican supermajority in the State Senate, the Georgia Senate Democratic Caucus recruited Lisa Collins to run in Senate District 11 in the Southwestern area’s January 8th Special Election.
Today those hopes were dashed as Collins withdrew from the State Senate race ensuring a GOP strangehold on the State Senate for [...]
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