Early voting starts Monday
by Jon Gillooly April 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 1564 views | MARIETTA —…
Georgia (Apr 28, 2014) — MARIETTA — Early voting for the May 20 primary begins Monday with many competitive races from Phil Gingrey’s successor in the U.S. House to who will represent residents on the Cobb Board of Education.
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Kerwin Swint, a political science professor at Kennesaw State University, believes the most talked about race in Cobb County is the one for the 11th Congressional District seat.
Based on poll numbers, money, endorsements and community buzz, Swint listed former
U.S. Rep. Bob Barr of Smyrna, former state Sen. Barry Loudermilk (R-Cassville) and
state Rep. Ed Lindsey (R-Buckhead) as the frontrunners.
“I would say in that race you have at least three candidates: Barr, with his high name recognition, Loudermilk has done really well, has got a lot of support, and you can’t count out Lindsey either,” Swint said. …
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.