Georgia House candidate Mokah Johnson is the latest Democrat to get slimed by the GOP. Somebody should do something.

First, about those push polls   A “Push Poll” is Not a Legitimate Poll:  A so-called “push poll” is an insidious form of negative campaigning, disguised as a political poll. “Push polls” are not surveys at all, but rather unethical political telemarketing — telephone calls disguised as research that aim to persuade large numbers of voters and affect election outcomes, rather than measure opinions. This misuse of the survey method exploits the trust people have in research organizations and violates the AAPOR Code of Professional Ethics and Practices.– From American Association for Public Opinion Research Note: I’ve written previously about Mokah Johnson’s campaign: “In Athens, Mokah Johnson’s people-powered campaign takes root.”   By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman A recent push-poll of Georgia House District 117…

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As governor, Brian Kemp shifts from voter suppression to stealing elections

  Latest post: Who’s the front-runner in Georgia’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate?  Update: As expected, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp did not do the right thing. He let the deadline expire, thereby cancelling a special election and assuring that his appointee will serve more than two years without facing the voters. Check back for more on this. Action item: Call the governor at 404-656-1776 and tell him to appoint a district attorney TODAY so that his home folks can have a voice on the issue in November. But you’ll have to do it soon. By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Deborah Gonzalez saw this coming. On Feb. 5, Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney Ken Mauldin announced his resignation effective February 29, rather than serve out his…

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Solar-powered GA PSC candidate John Noel electrifies Athens Democrats

A great night Thursday in Athens! Packed house of Athens-Clarke County Democrats Thursday night heard John Noel, 10th Congressional District candidate Chalis Montgomery, Rep. Spencer Frye and local candidates talk about their plans to make Athens and Georgia better for all the people who live there. Noel lit up the crowd and talked about how he’d change the way the electric companies do business.  Noel will be returning to Athens February 7 to speak to speak with UGA Young Democrats. Here’s that knockout video Noel was talking about: “Sticking it to the Man!” Click to learn more about New Energy for Georgia.

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