[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
What's up with that?
Last comment by PoliticsNation 1 year, 11 months 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 (496) 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
 
Long County High Asst Band director arrested/Sex
April 21, 2016
An assistant band director at Long County High School has been arrested and charged with engaging in sexual misconduct with a student, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. Michael Loredo was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Brantley County and charged with one count of sexual assault against ...
Read More »
 
Harriet Tubman will Replace Andrew Jackson on 20!
April 20, 2016
Alexander Hamilton has won this duel. The Founding Father will remain on the front of the $10 bill, the Treasury Department announced Wednesday. But on the back of the sawbuck, suffragists who fought to give women the right to vote will be added, including Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. ...
Read More »
 
Why Are Poor White Voters So Angry?”
April 20, 2016
Why are conservatives and poor White voters so angry? Jonna Ivin, Founder of STIR Journal believes part of the reason why they're so mad revolves around there always being an "enemy out there that the poor Whites are being told is 'coming to take something from you.'" Ivin joined Roland ...
Read More »
 
Liberty County Man- Molested Kids In Louisiana
February 23, 2016
One of my relatives sent me a link to an article posted on one of the local websites. I was stunned because the alleged molester was living right here in Liberty County. I didn't read anything about this in our local paper did you? The picture will download when you ...
Read More »
 
Jesup Couple-Steals Millions From OC Welch
February 19, 2016
By SARITA CHOUREY Jesup couple charged with diverting nearly $2 million from O.C. Welch Ford in Hardeeville The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested Deanne Ogden, 54, and David Ogden, 56, of Jesup on Thursday and booked them into the Jasper County jail. Between June 25, 2008, and October 14, ...
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology