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Rep. Beth Beskin (HD 54)

Rep. Beth Beskin (HD 54)
October 22, 2016 --

Check out our other politician profiles The information on Atlanta Unfiltered is free to all — except me. Use the Donate button on this page to help produce more articles like this one. Elizabeth Alford Beskin (R-Atlanta) District 54 (Fulton County)   Beth Beskin’s two most generous blocs of donors are the Thomas family, owners […]

HD 54 candidate Bob Gibeling

HD 54 candidate Bob Gibeling
October 21, 2016 --

Oct. 20, 2016 –– Bob Gibeling has politics in his blood. Both his grandfather and great-grandfather served on the Waycross City Council, and his great-grandfather served in the Georgia House from 1927 to 1930. This is Gibeling’s second race against Rep. Beth Beskin, who won in 2014.

Rep. Joyce Chandler (HD 105): Disputed tax liens top $525K

Rep. Joyce Chandler (HD 105): Disputed tax liens top $525K
October 20, 2016 --

Oct. 20, 2016 — Rep. Joyce Chandler and her husband owe more than a half-million dollars in back income taxes, federal tax collectors say, and the amount appears to be growing.

The IRS in July filed a lien for $519,000 including interest and penalties, just the latest development in a decade-long attempt to collect taxes from the legislator and her husband, Martin.

“It was all my deal. She had nothing to do with it,” Martin Chandler said.

HD 105 candidate Donna McLeod: Racial gerrymandering alleged

HD 105 candidate Donna McLeod: Racial gerrymandering alleged
October 20, 2016 --

Oct, 20, 2016 — Donna McLeod — a plaintiff in a suit alleging political gerrymandering of local posts in Gwinnett County — says district lines were also redrawn to help her opponent in a state legislative seat.

McLeod is running against Rep. Joyce Chandler, a Republican who’s won two close elections by about 550 and 800 votes. A 2015 redistricting removed a majority-minority precinct where Chandler lost by more than 600 votes the year before and added two precincts where white voters outnumber minorities by more than 3-to-1.

Pumpkingate remains in limbo in Dawsonville 1st amendment case

Pumpkingate remains in limbo in Dawsonville 1st amendment case
October 4, 2016 --

#Pumpkingate played out again in a Dawson County courtroom today. But with no immediate resolution, Nydia Tisdale still is not #free.