Sunday, March 24, 2013
Marking the 3rd anniversary of Obamacare, Reps. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and Doug Collins (R-GA-9) co-authored an op-ed about the Defund Obamacare Act (H.R. 1005) and why they will continue working to stop the law.
Sunday, March 24
Dear Editor: Marking the 3rd anniversary of Obamacare, which was signed into law March 23, 2010, Reps. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and Doug Collins (R-GA-9) co-authored an op-ed featured in this week’s Pickens County Progress about the Defund Obamacare Act (H.R. 1005) and why they will continue working to stop the law. Why We’re Still Working To Stop Obamacare By: Reps. Tom Graves and Doug Collins We remain optimistic that Obamacare can and will be repealed. While the 2012 election results and the Supreme Court decision might seem to suggest otherwise, it’s important to remember that the law has just begun to take effect. In fact, Obamacare won’t be in full force until 2014. Recently, a joint report issued by the Republican members of House and …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Less than 2 percent of county voters took part in the vote that could have brought Sunday package sales to Paulding.
Proponents of Sunday package sales in Paulding likely weren’t raising their glasses Tuesday night. According to results posted at the Watson Government Complex in Dallas, 57.1 percent of voters who took part in the alcohol referendum said no to Sunday sales. The no votes took it with 665 ballots to 499 in favor of Sunday sales. According to the posted results, 1,167 ballots were cast out of the county’s 79,672 registered voters—a turnout of just 1.46 percent. Deidre Holden, supervisor of the Paulding County Elections office, told Dallas-Hiram Patch the final vote totals were 760 for Sunday sales to 942 against— a larger vote count but still resulting in defeat for the measure. Holden said unofficial vote totals would be posted on the …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Early voting for the March 19 Special Election, allowing Sunday Sales in Paulding County, began on Feb. 25 and will continue until March 15.
Early voting for the March 19 special election, allowing for Sunday sales of alcohol in Paulding County, began on Feb. 25 and will continue until March 15. The only location for early voting is in the county's elections office. The elections office is located on the first floor of the Watson Government Complex, 240 Constitution Blvd. in Dallas. Voting is held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For the March 19 special election, all precincts in Paulding County will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. For more information on the special election, call election officials at 770-443-7503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hiram voters in November 2011 approved a measure to allow the city to issue licenses for Sunday package sales of alcohol. The vote was 146 …
Monday, March 4, 2013
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), who serves part of Paulding County, issued a statement regarding his plans for the 2014 Senate Race.
Monday, March 4
Representing Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement regarding his plans for the 2014 Senate Race. “The last several weeks have been a very exciting time for me and my family as we considered the opportunity to serve Georgia in the United States Senate. It has been an honor to receive so much support from Georgians and grassroots conservatives around the country, and I am confident that we would run a very competitive campaign. My decision rested on what would be best for my family, my district and the state of Georgia, and I have concluded that the right path for now is to forgo this Senate race and continue serving in my current role. “After receiving so much encouragement to …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Carrollton Republican in his third election in three months defeated Libertarian James Camp to earn the state senate seat.
Mike Dugan, a 20-year Army veteran and local building contractor from Carrollton, will soon be able to add state senator to his résumé. With all precincts reporting, Dugan posted a strong victory against Libertarian James Camp in a special election to determine the next state senator for District 30. Voters in parts of three counties—Paulding, Douglas and Carroll—were able to cast ballots. In Paulding, Dugan took 80.3 percent of the vote by earning 233 votes to Camp’s 57; voters from all four Paulding precincts favored the Republican candidate. The county saw 291 ballots cast out of 24,586 registered voters— a turnout of 1.18 percent. Douglas also was decidedly in Dugan’s corner. Results from the Secretary of State’s office showed that …
Get a recap of our live blog of the results from Tuesday's special election for State Senate District 30.
In just a few hours, we should know who will represent Senate District 30 when the Georgia General Assembly convenes next week. Registered voters in the district had until 7 p.m. today to cast their votes for either Libertarian James Camp or Republican Mike Dugan. Helping to decide today’s race were the Paulding voters who cast ballots at four polling places—the Taylor Farm Park, Nebo Elementary, Austin Middle and Carl Scoggins Middle precincts. We’ll be bringing you live results from the Paulding County Elections Office, and overall vote totals periodically. In addition to a southern portion of Paulding County, District 30 includes most of Carroll County and a western portion of Douglas County. Return to Dallas-Hiram Patch for further …
Voters in portions of three counties, including Paulding, will choose between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan to determine the district’s next state senator. Return to Dallas-Hiram Patch for tonight’s results.
The 2012 election season will finally end today as voters in parts of three counties, including Paulding, weigh in on a state senate race that has spanned since late last year. Registered voters in Senate District 30 will have the chance to choose between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan. The winner will then look forward to next week as the 2013 Georgia General Assembly gets under way. Camp lives just outside of Temple has been employed as a senior IT technician for the past five years with a small IT consulting firm in Carrollton, according to his website. Dugan is a 20-year Army veteran and local building contractor, according to his website. Related news: Meet Your Candidates: Senate District 30 …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Early voting in the State Senate District 30 Race between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan concludes today at 5 p.m. Voters will have one more opportunity to cast ballots—Tuesday’s election day.
Voters in a portion of Paulding County have one last chance today to cast their ballots early in a special election that will determine their next state senator. Early voting for residents of State Senate District 30 began Wednesday. Those who have yet to cast their ballots early can visit today the Paulding County Elections Office in Dallas from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the ballot are Libertarian James Camp and Republican Mike Dugan, the latter of whom won a Dec. 4 runoff to become the GOP candidate. Related news: Meet Your Candidates: Senate District 30 Those who do not vote by 5 p.m. today will have one more day to their have say in the race—Tuesday’s election day. The four Paulding polling places in District 30—the Taylor Farm Park, Nebo …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Early voting began Wednesday in the State Senate District 30 Race between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan.
Early voting is under way in the State Senate District 30 Race between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan. A Jan. 8 special election will ultimately determine the district’s next senator. Early voting, typically held the week before the election day, is only being offered Wednesday through Friday due to government offices being closed for New Year’s. Early voting for affected Paulding voters is only offered at the Paulding County Elections Office. The four Paulding polling places in District 30—the Taylor Farm Park, Nebo Elementary, Austin Middle and Carl Scoggins Middle precincts—will open the doors to their voters from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 8. Camp lives just outside of Temple has been employed as a …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Less then 3 percent of eligible voters in Paulding cast ballots in last week’s runoff election to select the Republican nominee for the open state senate seat. Voters will return to the polls early next year to choose their district’s next senator.
A new year will have barely started when residents of Senate District 30 get their first opportunity to head to the polls to help pick their next state senator. The district’s next senator will be either Libertarian James Camp or Republican Mike Dugan, the latter of whom won a Dec. 4 runoff to be named the GOP candidate. The special election between the two is set for Tuesday, Jan. 8, but voters will be able to cast early votes in person six days earlier. Related news: Meet Your Candidates: Senate District 30 Early voting, typically held the week before the election day, will only be offered Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 2-4, due to government offices being closed for New Year’s. Early voting for affected Paulding voters will only be …