Monday, February 6, 2012
The four candidates vying for the District 107 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives answered questions at a forum Feb. 2. The Special Election is Tuesday, Feb. 6.
In what has been a gentlemen’s campaign for the seat vacated by state Rep. Len Walker in the Georgia House of Representative, a candidate forum on Feb. 2 proved to be no different. The four candidates vying to be elected Tuesday met at the Loganville City Hall to answer questions submitted by citizens at a forum hosted by the Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce. In a round robin format, the answers showed there is much consensus among the candidates who share largely conservative viewpoints. There were a few differences though on issues such as charter schools and how to deal with illegal immigration. Of the four candidates, former Loganville councilman Michael Lynch and former Walton County Board of Education member Mark Bankshave held …
Monday, March 28, 2011
Charlotte Nash officially took the oath of office Monday afternoon.
A packed auditorium at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center cheered and applauded loudly as Charlotte Nash was officially sworn is as the new Chairman of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Monday afternoon. The Dacula native easily beat out three opponents in the March 15th Special Election. Nash garnered 56 percent of the votes. Nash will complete the unexpired term of former Chairman Charles Bannister.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Nash set to take seat as chair of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners.
Charlotte Nash will be sworn in as the chair of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Monday, March 28 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. Nash, a former county administrator, defeated opponents Will Costa, Duane Kissel and Larry Gause in the March 15 special election. Nash will replace former chairman Charles Bannister who resigned in November of 2010. Nash will serve the unexpired portion of Bannister’s term which is scheduled to end in December 2012. The Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center is located at 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Find out where to go to cast your ballot.
Today, residents across Gwinnett County will vote in a special election for a new Board of Commissioners Chairperson. Here's a list of Election Precints in Lawrenceville and the addresses of the Polling Places: Goodwins A McKendree UMC 1570 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd, 30043 Lawrenceville A 165 Clayton Street, 30046 Lawrenceville B Gwinnett County Fairgrounds 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, 30045 Martins A Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology 970 McElvaney Lane, 30044 Martins B New Hope Christian Church 1982 Old Norcross Rd, 30044 Martins C Bethesda UMC 444 Bethesda Church Road, 30044 Hog Mountain A Rock Springs UMC 1100 Rock Springs Road, 30043 Hog Mountain B Prospect UMC 1549 Prospect Road, 30043 Cates B Five Forks Library…
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Bob Clark and Timothy Swiney Drop out of race for Chair of Gwinnett County Commissioners.
Bob Clark of Lawrenceville announced this week that he is dropping out of the race for Chair of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners. His announcement follows Timothy Swiney, also of Lawrenceville, informing voters he was bowing out as well on December 22. Clark, a retired educator and former Lawrenceville City Council member, did not give a reason as to why he decided to pull out. On his campaign website, Swiney cited family issues as the reason for ending his run. Swiney says with everything going on, including the adoption of a child, he "cannot justify running a full-time political campaign." The race is to replace Chairman Charles Bannister, who resigned in October. The remaining candidates are Charlotte Nash of Dacula, …