New Poll Has Handel in the Lead
Magellan Strategies has come on strong this year with a number of polls across the country. They’ve made their way to Georgia to deliver good news to Karen Handel. A Magellan Strategies survey of 1,227 likely Republican primary voters finds Secretary of State Karen Handel has a 14 point lead over her nearest opponent. Handel is getting 32% of the vote, while former Congressman Nathan | Read More »
Leadership and Loss
“Leaders … just make a realistic assessment. And that assessment becomes very simple: John Oxendine must be destroyed either to get a chance to compete against Karen Handel or for the good of the party.” Down in Georgia, former Congressman Nathan Deal tried very hard to make immigration his issue. Trying his best to spin more than a decade in Washington as a plus in | Read More »
Sarah Palin Endorses Karen Handel
Last August we endorsed Karen Handel here at RedState. She’s running for Governor of Georgia. We did the same with Nikki Haley. Last month, Sarah Palin endorsed Nikki Haley. Today, she’s endorsing Karen Handel. Excellent move, Governor Palin. Now you need to donate to Karen Handel ASAP. Early voting begins this week in the Georgia Primary and Handel is going to need to get the | Read More »
Tied in Georgia
John Oxendine has long held the lead on the Republican side of the Georgia primary for Governor, but if InsiderAdvantage’s poll for WSB is accurate, that has changed. It’s tied says this poll, and Karen Handel made it one.
One month out for the Georgia Republicans
Roy Barnes seems to have his party’s nomination sewn up for Governor of Georgia, but the Republicans have seven names on the ballot, with three over double figures. SurveyUSA took a look. Barnes is well over 50 for the Democrats, but a runoff appears certain for the Republicans. The only question is which two will make it?
After Refusing to Sign Party Pledge, GA GOP Hopeful to Run as Independent
Georgia real estate mogul Ray Boyd announced Monday he would run for governor of the Peach State as an Independent, pledging to spend $2 million of his own money on the race. Boyd, who for weeks had been flirting with a Republican bid but encountered opposition from state party leaders after refusing last week to sign a GOP loyalty oath, has little more than two | Read More »
Karen Handel Aims to Win the GOP Gubernatorial Nomination in Georgia
Right now the news is breaking across the state that Karen Handel is resigning as Secretary of State to focus solely on the gubernatorial race. Atlanta media outlet WSB just broke the news despite an alleged 2pm embargo on the story. Given all the ethical issues of the guys sticking around relating to fundraising and all the issues they are trying to raise attacking her | Read More »
Redstate Gathering Video – Karen Handel
Karen Handel, the Georgia Secretary of State, will be running for Governor of Georgia next year. She has been a leader in pushing for voter identification and proof of citizenship in elections, with tremendous success. Her presentation at the Redstate Gathering was wide ranging, discussing the role of Secretaries of State, the recent push by Democrats to target these offices in swing states, and the | Read More »