Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

The Political Vine is the home of political news, satire, rants, and rumors.

Will The Next Ga Attorney General Be A Chia Pet?

PV, Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Rumors have it that Governor Nathan Deal is planning on replacing Attorney General Sam Olens with current Georgia Economic Development Department Commissioner Chris Carr whenever Sam Olens quits as AG to take-on the job as the new Kennesaw State University President. Stories in the news have been floating for about a month in various newsy-oriented […]

Sam Olens & Burrell Ellis: Is there a difference?

Bill Simon, Monday, October 20th, 2014

Maybe someone can straighten this out for me because, after spending the amount of time I have spent watching and observing politics in Georgia, my usual fine sense of smell seems to be out of adjustment these days when it comes to smelling corruption. So, is the deal with DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis the […]

Election Case Dismissed After Questionable Prosecution

PV, Monday, January 25th, 2010

Contact: Garland Favorito (404) 664-4044 garlandf@msn.com http://www.voterga.org January 18, 2009 ATLANTA, GA – All matters asserted against former Lowndes County elections technician, Laura Gallegos, were dismissed last Thursday during an administrative hearing. The State Election Board (SEB) had accused her of improper testing which led to the inclusion of 947 test votes in the 2008 […]

Former US Attorney Endorses Sam Olens for Georgia’s Next Attorney General

Bill Simon, Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

For additional Information: Sheri Kell 678.793.7770 For Immediate Release sheri@olensforAG.com SAM OLENS RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT OF JOE WHITLEY – FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY IN THE MIDDLE AND NORTHERN FEDERAL DISTRICTS OF GEORGIA Marietta, GA – Sam Olens, Republican candidate for Attorney General, is pleased to announce he has received the endorsement of Joe D. Whitley, former US. […]


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