[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
What's up with that?
Last comment by PoliticsNation 11 months, 2 weeks ago.

Take Me To Post Comment Form


Most experts believed that Georgia wouldn’t change until 2016 or 2020, but with the rise of the next generation of Democratic leaders (Michelle Nunn and Jason Carter are just two examples), it’s clear that Democrats could pick up both the governor’s mansion and a U.S. Senate seat in the state.

A new Insider Advantage poll of the state has found that Democratic candidate Jason Carter is leading Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, 41%-38%.

Insider Advantage Georgia notes that the margin is within the poll’s 4.3% margin of error, so the race is technically tied. This was the fourth time they polled this contest, and each poll has been close.

Georgia is changing. The Center For American Progress describes the demographic shifts in the state:

In the last decade, Georgia had a rapid rate of increase in its minority population, going from 37 to 44 percent minority over the time period. The increase in the minority population accounted for 81 percent of Georgia’s growth over the decade. Unusually, the biggest contributor to minority growth came from blacks, who alone accounted for 39 percent of Georgia’s growth. The next largest contributor was Hispanics, whose numbers increased at a scorching 96 percent pace and accounted for 26 percent of the state’s growth.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/14/a-carter-could-turn-georgia-blue.html


Latest Activity: May 13, 2014 at 10:14 AM


Bookmark and Share
Forward This Blog
Print Blog
More Blogs by PoliticsNation
Send PoliticsNation a Message
Report Abuse


Blog has been viewed (374) times.

PoliticsNation commented on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Jason Carter reports-

Pleased to announce that the Georgia chapter of the Sierra Club has endorsed our campaign. Once our natural resources have been depleted, there is no going back. That’s why Jason is a proud advocate for our environment, and has fought against proposals that threaten our coast, our rivers, and our water supply.


Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by PoliticsNation
 
White supremacist gang-headed meth operations
April 22, 2015
A meth trafficking ring with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood that operated in Chatham, Effingham and elsewhere has been dismantled. Nearly 50 people have been arrested or are currently wanted following a lengthy investigation conducted by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT). SEE THE ARREST LIST HERE https://lintvwjcl.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/arrest-list.pdf In October ...
Read More »
 
Coming to America: Who Was First?
April 10, 2015
Who discovered America? For most of us, the answer to that question is straightforward: Christopher Columbus. That's what we were taught in school and that is why we celebrate Columbus Day. Yet it is far from clear-cut. There are alternative theories about who got here first — some well-documented, others ...
Read More »
 
Ferguson Residents--Taking control of their City
April 08, 2015
Ferguson Election Results: Two New Black Members On Council, Voter Turnout Doubles Ferguson has about 21,000 residents, but has only had two black council members since its incorporation in 1894, including Councilman Dwayne James, who was not up for re-election. The newly elected Bell, a professor and local magistrate, represents ...
Read More »
 
Finally-Cop Charged With Murder for a Black Life!!
April 07, 2015
This case started off like every other case that Involves a minority being gunned down by the police. The conservatives were yelling he attacked the cop and got what he deserved! If not for this video another black man would have lost his life and once again been blamed for ...
Read More »
 
Judge Approves Serving Divorce Papers Via Facebook
April 07, 2015
Social media is being taken to another level. A Manhattan Supreme Court justice says a 26-year-old woman can serve her estranged husband with divorce papers in a Facebook message. Read why this decision was made--Do you agree/disagree with the judge below. DETAILS http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/exclusive-woman-facebook-serve-divorce-papers-article-1.2174577
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology