Saturday, October 13, 2012
With the margins changing from hour-to-hour, day-to-day and from state-to-state, will pre-election polls affect the way you vote?
Are you tracking the polls? With changes in percentages and leads from day-to-day, it's hard to keep up with the significance of the numbers game. According to Examiner.com the October 11 Gallup Poll showed President Obama’s national approval rating at 50%. Should be an easy win, right? That same poll, however reflected a Romney lead of 1% (48% to 47%) among likely voters in Ohio but President Obama ahead by 2% (48% to 46%) among registered voters. On the morning of October 11, Rasmussen Reports showed President Obama lead of 1% (48% to 47%) over Romney. After the Vice Presidential debate, Rasmussen Reports released its daily presidential poll numbers which show Mitt Romney with support from 48% of voters and President Obama at 47%. …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 9.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Registered voters can cast their ballots early for the November 6th general election for President and a number of state and local races. Advance voting will begin on Monday, October 15th and ends Friday, November 2nd. Voters may cast their ballots in person at the Gwinnett County Elections Office at 455 Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Satellite voting locations will be open throughout Gwinnett County from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Centerville Community Center in Snellville, George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center in Suwanee, Dacula Park Activity Building in Dacula and Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center in Norcross. Saturday voting will also be offered at the Elections …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Here are the latest numbers for the County Commissioner District 3, Superior Court Judge and State Court Judge races.
Here are the final numbers from Tuesday's elections. 11:35pm County Commissioner District 3 (39 of 39 precincts reporting) Mike Beaudreau (I) (Rep) - 49.69% Tommy Hunter (Rep) - 50.31% Superior Court Judge, Gwinnett Circuit (156 of 156 precincts reporting) Tracy Mason Blasi - 30.17% Kathy Schrader - 69.83% State Court (156 of 156 precincts reporting) Emily Brantley - 59.62% Pam Britt - 40.38%
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
GOP voters give a slight "no"; Democratic voters give a slight "yes."
Gwinnett County voters Tuesday (July 31) gave slightly different results to casino gambling questions on the Democratic and Republican ballots in the 2012 primary election. On the GOP question of whether to support casino gambling "with funds going to education," the results were 50.2 percent "no," 49.7 percent "yes." How did you vote on the casino gambling questions? Tell us in the comments below. The Democratic ballot asked whether voters supported casino gambling, with no provision for the funds. Voters there said 53.4 percent "yes," 46.5 percent "no." In the GOP voting, 68,828 votes were cast. In Democratic voting, 23,853 votes were cast. Both questions were non-binding, which means they are merely advisory. The outcome could affect …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Turnout has been "steady" at voting locations in Lawrenceville as residents vote for TSPLOST, judges and other seats and issues.
Lawrenceville Patch checked in at the polling station at Lawrenceville First Baptist Church at about 1pm on Election Day. There were a few people trickling in, but no waits for voters to cast their ballots. "Turnout has been pretty consistent with an off election," said polling manager Pat Smith. She said the flow has been fairly steady. "Today's ballot has some pretty hot topics, so people are coming in to vote." Patch has a live blog up following the developments of with the elections and TSPLOST results. Starting at 7pm, we'll launch another live blog with results from races around Lawrenceville and Gwinnett County. Polls close at 7pm.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Gwinnett voters may also vote at Satellite offices July 23-27
Friday, July 6, 2012
Lawrenceville voters can begin casting their votes for the July 31st primary election on Monday, July 9th. From July 9th through July 27th, registered voters may request an absentee ballot by mail or cast their ballot in person for the primary. The Gwinnett Elections Office at 455 Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville will be open Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for early voting. Saturday voting will be available on July 21st. Satellite offices For more information about voter registration and advance voting, please visit the Elections webpage. If you would like a copy of the sample ballot for your individual address and precinct, you may find one at the Secretary of State's My Voter Page (MVP) .
Monday, July 2, 2012
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the July 31st election.
Today, July 2nd is the last day to register to vote for the July 31st elections. In order to register to vote in Gwinnett County, you must fill out a voter registration form. Then you'll need to get a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or another government document that shows your name and address. Bring the form and identification to the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center at 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. In four to six weeks, you should receive your precinct identification card. There are several judge races on the ballot, along with U.S. Congress, State House and Senate seats and the Regional Transportation …
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 …
Register online through the Georgia Secretary of State's Office to make the deadline.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the Georgia Presidential Primary. The Primary is March 6, 2012. To make the deadline, you can register to vote online through the Georgia Secretary of State's Office. To register to vote you must: In the Republican race, these candidates will be on the ballot:* * Candidates' names appear on the ballot regardless of having dropped out of the race, unless candidates formally request that their names be removed. Herman Cain, for example, is not listed on the ballot. Notification was sent to remove his name, officials said.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Peter "P.K." Martin IV defeated Rex Millsaps in Tuesday's runoff race.
One month after Election Day, Peter "P.K." Martin has learned he will get to keep his seat on Lawrenceville's City Council. Martin defeated former Lawrenceville mayor Rex Millsaps in a runoff election on Tuesday. The unofficial results show Martin bested Millsaps 570 to 497. It was a high turnout since City Clerk Karen Pierce told Lawrenceville Patch on Monday that she was expecting about 300 to 600 voters. In November, Millsaps finished with 656 votes and Martin with 616. Third candidate Renita Hamilton received 312 votes. The City of Lawrenceville will begin the official count of votes at 9:30am at City Hall.