Posts tagged with "Kyle Williams"

SD 42- Parent wins, Williams concedes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur attorney Kyle Williams has conceded the Senate District 42 race to Elena Parent. While there were some precincts outstanding on May 20, Williams faced daunting odds. By the end of the night, Parent led Williams 65 percent to 34 percent. According to revised figures published today, Parent received 61.5 percent […]

May 20 primary election results

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2014

The polls closed at 7 pm. Here are the election results for the May 20 primary election in Georgia. This post will be updated throughout the evening. All results should be considered tentative until certified. Blank spaces indicate pending results. In order to win outright, a candidate has to receive more than 50 percent of […]

Six days – Williams, Parent fight to the end

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2014

The two candidates running in the Democratic primary for the Senate District 42 seat are taking their intraparty fight down to the wire ahead of the May 20 primary. On May 15, Decatur attorney Kyle Williams called a press conference about a recent mailer from former state representative Elena Parent’s campaign.  Both candidates are running […]

Democrat debate – Senate District 42 forum set

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2014

Voters still trying to decide who they’ll support for state Senate District 42 in the May 20 primary election can hear the candidates in person on Tuesday. Kyle Williams, a local attorney, and Elena Parent, a local attorney and a former state representative, will meet in a forum on Tuesday, May 6, in Rebekah Scott […]

Your candidates – Senate District 42

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2014

To help educate voters in our area about their choices in the May 20 elections, sent local candidates a simple questionnaire. Here are the responses of the two candidates running in the Democratic Primary for Senate District 42. Kyle Williams Campaign website: Have you ever run for public office or held public office […]

(VIDEO) – Carter defends ‘guns everywhere’ vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill that broadens the rights of gun owners, a bill his Democratic challenger in the upcoming elections voted for. State Sen. Jason Carter, D-42, in an April 21 MSNBC interview explained why he was the only Democrat in the Senate to vote for House Bill 60, called the “guns everywhere” bill by […]

On blast – District 42 candidates knock gun bill

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 23, 2014

The two Democratic candidates running for state Senate District 42 spoke out today after Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60, also known as the “Guns Everywhere Bill.” The bill will allow licensed individuals to carry guns in places like churches and bars. In a statement today, the governor said, “For decades now I have […]

New numbers – Williams, Parent file finance reports

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2014

Campaign finance reports released on April 7 show that Elena Parent led opponent Kyle Williams in fundraising for the May 20 Democratic Primary for the Senate District 42 seat, but not by much. The spending reported by each campaign is a different story. Disclosures show that Parent raised $67,506 during the most recent reporting period, […]

Little help? – Decatur asked to join lawsuit

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 3, 2014

A local attorney says the city of Decatur has a stake in a lawsuit concerning the ownership of the historic Scottish Rite property in Oakhurst. So far, city commissioners, the city manager and the city attorney are not saying if they expect to become a party to the suit. A reporter approached city officials after […]

Endorsement rush – Senate candidates tout backers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 27, 2014

The two Democrats running to become the next senator from District 42 announced several endorsements this month. The most recent has been state Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, who is backing Elena Parent to replace outgoing state senator Jason Carter. Carter is running for governor against incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal. Parent, a former state rep, […]

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