This year we are likely to see Georgia purchase new voting machines for the entire state. The voting machines currently in use are nearly 20 years old. While we can all agree that technology has changed in previously unimaginable ways during these past two decades, there’s one factor of the …
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The Paulding County Republican Party will elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Paulding County Republican Party Convention during Precinct Mass Meetings Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. in Hiram.
Douglas County officially will have some new county governmental and judicial officials joining some longtime judges in taking office Tuesday, Jan. 1.
Five Paulding County residents swore to a judge they will uphold the duties of their newly elected government offices recently.
Paulding in 2018 saw major changes to its county government’s political leadership and possible major changes for its long-suffering airport.
Longtime Paulding County School Board members Sammy McClure and Kim Curl attended their final meetings Dec. 11 after both chose to retire and not seek re-election this year.
More than 20 percent of Paulding’s registered voters showed up for Tuesday's runoff election for two statewide races and they helped propel two Republicans to victory.
Paulding and Douglas voters have their chances today to select Georgia's next secretary of state and a Public Service Commission member during the General Election runoff election.
Paulding County voters last week showed their enthusiasm for this year’s election in Georgia by showing up in record numbers to vote early in runoffs for two statewide offices.
County Commissioner-elect Chuck Hart said he wants to hit the ground running once he takes office in January on some major issues some believe Paulding is facing.
The Paulding County Democratic Committee will host its officer and post seat holder elections on Saturday, Dec. 8.
Advance voting for next week's General Election runoff began today and runs through Friday only at the County Courthouse in Douglasville.
Advance voting for the Dec. 4 General Election runoff will be offered Monday, Nov. 26, through Nov. 30 at the county election office in Dallas.
Paulding County has certified its election results and an official said a review found nothing to change the final vote totals and force it to recertify its numbers.
Stacey Abrams nearly became Georgia's first female and African-American governor because of voters like those dominating the Lithia Springs and north Douglasville areas.
Voters in Douglas and Paulding counties appeared more than ready today to choose who should fill some hotly contested statewide leadership jobs as well as some contested state legislative and county positions.
More than 3,000 Paulding voters turned out on the final day of early voting last week to push final totals to more than 32,000 for the three-week period.
Candidates and those close to them searched for votes in Douglas and Paulding counties in recent weeks in the highly contested race to be Georgia's next governor.
Almost 25,000 early voters had cast ballots in person by the end of voting Tuesday in Paulding but the county is on a path to repeat the same percentage of voter turnout as seen in the last governor's election.
Paulding's early voters who traveled to the polls to make their choices topped the 21,000 mark before the final week of early voting began for the Nov. 6 General Election.
Voters tonight will have the chance to meet some state and local candidates and hear about the state constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Paulding County voters were primed and ready to cast their ballots in the first five days of early voting this week before the Nov. 6 election.
Even before early voting began on Monday, Oct. 15, I was receiving questions about the Constitutional Amendments and referendum questions that will appear on the Nov. 6 Ballot. Below you will find a short synopsis of each question along with the bill and/or resolution number(s) that placed t…
More than 800 Douglas Countians chose to cast their ballots on the first day of the early voting period for the General Election.
The three-week early voting period begins today for the General Election and Paulding County will offer only one location to cast ballots in person on a machine.
The last day to register to vote in the upcoming election that includes Georgia's three top government offices and some locally contested positions is Tuesday.
The last day to register to vote in the upcoming election that includes Georgia's three top government offices and a handful of locally contested positions is Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Adairsville pastor Ken Coomer says he will run in the special election for Georgia House District 14 to replace his son and "continue his career of public service and leadership."
The Democratic candidate challenging District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in the Nov. 6 election was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty last week of DUI.
Some Paulding activists and former candidates believe a county tax increase plan and a general anti-incumbent mood were among factors convincing voters to oust state and county officials this year.
A county commission nominee overcame personal obstacles before crossing a political hurdle others have been unable to clear for decades in Paulding.
John Dean is officially the Republican nominee for a Paulding school board seat after five months of campaigning and two elections which included a challenge to his razor-thin victory in one of them.
Paulding County's elections board Monday certified last week's county runoff and the election supervisor promptly ordered a recount of a school board race decided by a fraction of a percent.
Money was not the only tool candidates needed to win elections in Paulding this year but it apparently helped some gain name recognition against better-known opponents.
A school board candidate planned to ask for a recount after her razor-thin loss and two political upstarts ousted incumbent county commissioners in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff election.
One Paulding school board race remained too close to call Tuesday night while another school board candidate easily won his runoff race.
Paulding election officials have released the results of voting done at five precincts today as well as voting done early in person and absentee by mail.
Some hotly contested local races apparently convinced Paulding voters to turn out in higher than normal numbers to vote early before Tuesday's primary runoff election.
A state lawmaker is not happy Paulding's sheriff endorsed her opponent in the upcoming runoff election after telling her he “would stay out of the race.”
Paulding voters last week were showing up in greater numbers than much larger counties in the early voting period before the July 24 primary runoff elections.