ATLANTA - Controversy about alleged fraud in voter registration thrust the normally obscure race for secretary of state into the headlines, and now the candidates for the post are trying to make the most of it.
By Walter C. Jones
ATLANTA - With the highest unemployment rate in the country to defend, Republican Mark Butler could be very vulnerable as he seeks a second term as labor commissioner on this fall's ballot.
Much ado was made last week of Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross's fine by the Government Transparency and State Finance Commission, over outstanding personal finance statements that weren't on file with the state.
These offices range from lieutenant governor to labor commissioner, and most of them were captured by Republicans in the great election sweep of 2010 that cemented Georgia's position as one of the reddest of the red states.
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