Georgia Trend Daily – Nov. 4, 2020

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OVERTIME: No winner yet in Trump-Biden race

Jamie Dupree reports, Americans went to bed late on Election Night with the worst of all worlds in the 2020 race for the White House, as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a tight race, with a substantial number of votes still to be counted in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan.


Nov. 4, 2020 Georgia Trend – Exclusive!

Political Notes: The Ups, Downs and In-betweens

Susan Percy reports that former Georgia State Patrol Captain Chris Stallings has been appointed by Gov. Kemp the new director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security agency (GEMA/HS). He succeeds Homer Bryson, who is retiring after nearly 40 years in state government.


Nov. 4, 2020 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

UPS appoints more board members, adding diversity

Kelly Yamanouchi reports that Sandy Springs-based UPS announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, its latest change to add more expertise and diversity to the panel. UPS said Microsoft U.S. President Kate Johnson and GE Power Portfolio head Russell Stokes will join the board immediately.


Nov. 4, 2020

UPS Backs ‘Women Export University’ Program for 20 Businesses

Trevor Williams reports that the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and United Parcel Service Inc. are banding together to build the resiliency of local female-owned businesses by helping them sell abroad. The free Women Export University program is to be held in four-hour increments over four months.


Nov. 4, 2020 Brunswick News

Golden Isles on short list for $100 million project

Gordon Jackson reports that the Golden Isles is on the “short list” for a $100 million project. Ryan Moore, president and CEO of the Golden Isles Development Authority, made the announcement at Tuesday’s board meeting.


Nov. 4, 2020 Atlanta Business Chronicle

Invest Atlanta expands executive team with first chief equity and inclusion officer

Grace Donnelly reports that Invest Atlanta has hired its first chief equity and inclusion officer, the city’s economic development agency announced Tuesday. Bonika Wilson will lead the organization’s strategies around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and support programs that advance economic mobility across the city of Atlanta.


Nov. 4, 2020 Capitol Beat News

Loeffler, Warnock head to runoff in U.S. Senate race for Georgia

Beau Evans reports that U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler and challenger Rev. Raphael Warnock appear headed for a runoff in one of two hotly contested Senate seats in Georgia. U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, the firebrand Republican challenging Loeffler for her seat in a free-for-all election, called Loeffler to concede and support her campaign around 10:30 p.m. on Election Day after results indicated she will advance to the runoff.


Nov. 4, 2020 Capitol Beat News

Perdue leading challenger Ossoff in Georgia Senate race

Dave Williams reports that U.S. Sen. David Perdue appeared on his way Tuesday night to winning a second term representing Georgia on Capitol Hill. Perdue, a Republican, was leading Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff 54% to 44% late on Election Night with 2,071 of Georgia’s 2,656 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results.


Nov. 4, 2020 The Center Square

McBath winning rematch for Georgia 6th Congressional District seat

Nyamekye Daniel reports that Georgia incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath was leading Republican Karen Handel late Tuesday night in a rematch for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. McBath was first elected to the U.S. House in 2018 after her first victory against Handel, a longtime politician and businesswoman.


Nov. 4, 2020 Georgia Secretary of State

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Nov. 4, 2020 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia has two runoff election dates after the general election

Bryan O’Shea reports that Georgia voters will have some unfinished voting business after Tuesday’s general election. Two dates have been set for runoff elections, held to choose the winner of races in which no candidate won a legal majority.


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