Thursday, July 15, 2010

GNB EXTRA--Election Countdown 2010 (Secretary of State)

Note: Our next installment on "Election Countdown 2010" focuses on the race for Georgia Secretary of State. Five candidates are running in the Democratic primary, while there just two candidates running for the Republican nomination.

Democratic candidates

Gail Buckner--A Clayton County native, Buckner has represented state Senate District 44 since 2008.

Gary Horlacher--Originally from Florida, Horlacher has managed campaigns ranging from Labor Commissioner to Lieutenant Governor.

Michael Mills--Mills political career in Georgia started as an aide to former Secretary of State Lewis Massey.

Angela Moore--A native of Washington, D.C. Moore is no stranger to Georgia politics, as she ran for a seat on the DeKalb County Commission in 2004.

Georganna Sinkfield--Sinkfield is one of the longest serving lawmakers in the Georgia General Assembly, having first been elected to office in 1982.

Republican candidates

Brian Kemp--Seeking his first full term in office, Kemp assumed the Secretary of State duties from gubernatorial candidate hopeful Karen Handel.

Doug MacGinnitie--A Dunwoody native, MacGinnitie served on the Sandy Springs City Council.

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