Category Archives: Beth Beskin

APN Issues State House, State Senate Scorecard for 2015 (UPDATE 2)

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(APN) ATLANTA — As next year’s General Assembly legislative session quickly approaches in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News is taking a look back on what took place under the Gold Dome earlier this year, in 2015, updating the Legislative Scorecard we first published in 2014.   We again rated State House Representatives and State Senators representing areas wholly or partially in […]

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APN Interviews with Beskin, Bozarth, Gibeling, HD 54 Candidates, Part Two

(APN) ATLANTA — This is the second in a two-part series containing the answers given by Beth Beskin, Bill, Bozarth, and Bob Gibeling–the Republican, independent, the Democratic candidates for House District 54–in interviews with Atlanta Progressive News.     Part one is available here:     The candidates’ responses to the remaining questions are as follows:     […]

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Bozarth Successfully Petitions onto Ballot in State House Race

(APN) ATLANTA — Bill Bozarth, the former executive director of Common Cause Georgia, has successfully used Georgia’s five percent petition law to get on the ballot in the State House District 54 race.     Jared Thomas, a spokesman for Secretary of State Brian Kemp, confirmed Bozarth’s accomplishment in an interview with Atlanta Progressive News.     Bozarth is running […]

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Beth Beskin Not Running for Senate District 6

Several months ago, APN reported that Beth Beskin was running in the Republican Primary for State Senate District 6.  Today, however, Beskin told APN that she is not running for the seat anymore.  She said that she had been on a long list of candidates considered for a Fulton County Superior Court judgeship, but that she did not make the […]

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Beskin, APS Liaison, Running against State Sen. Stoner

(APN) ATLANTA — Beth Beskin, a Buckhead attorney who previously ran against State Sen. Horacena Tate (D-Atlanta) in the 2010 General Election, and who was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of his two liaisons to Atlanta Public Schools during the AdvancED/SACS CASI accreditation crisis, is running for a newly redistricted State Senate District 6 seat, Atlanta Progressive News […]

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