District 117 Candidate Forum, question by question

We posted the entire video of the 117 session, but the questions being asked and links to those specific moments are below: Houston Gaines’ opening statement Deborah Gonzalez’ opening statement “What do you think about charter schools?  Charter schools seem to be in a limbo between public and private.” “If the Presidential election were held […]

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Calendar for 2017 Elections

It’s that time of year, as the “days until” countdown above shows. The original schedule was adjusted slightly for the qualification deadline because of Hurricane Irma, but the critical dates are: Last Day to Qualify: Friday September 15 If you want to run for any of this year’s offices, you need you have your paperwork filed […]

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Interview with Deborah Gonzalez

This year, both of Oconee County’s two districts for the Georgia State House are up for special elections: both Rep. Regina Quick and Rep. Chuck Williams (both Republicans) have accepted other positions, as a federal judge and as head of the state Forestry Commission respectively. Athens attorney Deborah Gonzalez is running in the 2017 special election […]

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Time to Speak

Wouldn’t it be nice for a political candidate to start by knowing what the district actually wants from their representative? Deborah Gonzalez is running for the GA House of Representatives District 117 (which includes parts of Oconee County). Deborah wants to know what the residents in Oconee County are concerned about so she is inviting […]

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Oconee Democrats at Deborah Gonzalez’ Launch

Today at Bishop Park, Deborah Gonzalez official launched her campaign for Georgia State House Representative for District 117, composed of parts of Oconee, Clark, Barrow, and Jackson counties.  She is challenging Regina Quick in November 2018.   We’re excited to have a strong candidate to support, in a district which has been identified as one of […]

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