Towns County Democrats in the News


Former Fulton County prosecuter Charlie Bailey speaks to Towns County Democrats in Young Harris about the need for a civil rights division and an organized crime division in the Georgia Attorney General office April 8.  Bailey announced he will be running for Attorney General in 2022.

Towns, Union Counties Democrats Urged to Educate Voters on New Voting Law


    Democrats in Northeast Georgia need to mitigate the damage done by recent changes to Georgia’s voting laws by educating the public on how the changes will affect their right to vote, Mike Cobb, vice chair for voter protection in the Ninth district, told a gathering of Democrats from Union and Towns counties May 13. Read More

Attorney General Candidate Speaks to Towns County Democrats


 Trial attorney and former Fulton County prosecutor Charlie Bailey was guest speaker when the Towns County Democrats gathered April 8 at Mayor’s Park in Young Harris for their monthly meeting.  His brief address to the group focused on values he said Georgians share: respect, fairness, protection of civil and voting rights, affordable health care, and safety. Read More

Towns County resident representing 9th District at Democratic

National Convention


    Hiawassee resident Jim Powell is one of four elected delegates representing the Ninth Congressional

District this week at the all-virtual Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee where former Vice

President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California will be formally nominated Thursday as

the party’s presidential/vice presidential ticket for the Nov. 3 general election.  Powell is participating

as a Biden delegate.  Read More


County Party Leaders Offer Suggestions for Smart Voting

    While Towns County’s two major political party leaders may not agree on the preferred outcome of the 2020 elections, they absolutely agree that every vote should count.   Consequently, Republican Party Chair Betsy Young and Democratic Committee Chair Charlotte Sleczkowski are takings steps to get the public educated about the electoral process to help ensure the Aug. 11 primary runoffs go smoothly. Read More

Towns County Census response expected to be high

Towns County’s response rate to the 2020 Census could exceed 95 percent, Towns County Democrats heard Thursday night. Read More