The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series held runoff election debates for Governor (R), Lt. Governor (R), Secretary of State (R), State School Superintendent (D), Congressional Districts 6 (D) and 7 (D). The debates featured journalists from around the state questioning the candidates. Each debate aired on Georgia Public Broadcasting and is available for viewers to watch online via Facebook at www.fb.com/TheAtlantaPressClub and GPB.org and GPBNews.org.

All candidates who qualify with the Georgia Secretary of State’s office to have their name on the ballot are invited to participate in the debates.

 

History of the Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

For more than 20 years, the Atlanta Press Club, in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting, has been organizing the premier political debates in the state of Georgia. The Atlanta Press Club Debate Series provides the most comprehensive, timely and widely viewed series of political debates during every election year in Georgia.

In 2011 R. Charles “Charlie” Loudermilk, founder of Aaron’s Inc., pledged $1 million to permanently endow the club’s series of political debates during every election year in Georgia. In honor of Loudermilk’s close friendship with former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, the debates are named the Atlanta Press Club’s Loudermilk-Young Debate Series.

Previously, the Debate Series was funded from support by the late Tom Watson Brown.

To download a PDF of the Loudermilk-Young Debate Series rules, please click here.

2018 Primary Runoff Races

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: GOVERNOR (R)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Series: GOVERNOR (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Governor (R)
Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (R)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Lt. Governor (R)
Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Congressional District 7 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (D)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
State School Superintendent (D)
Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Congressional District 6 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (R)

Loudermilk-Young Runoff Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Secretary of State (R)

2018 Local Primary Races

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: GOVERNOR (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: GOVERNOR (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 17, 2018
Governor (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: GOVERNOR (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: GOVERNOR (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Governor (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: INSURANCE COMMISSIONER (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: INSURANCE COMMISSIONER (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 10, 2018
Insurance Commissioner (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: INSURANCE COMMISSIONER (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: INSURANCE COMMISSIONER (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 10, 2018
Insurance Commissioner (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 10, 2018
Lt. Gov. (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: LT. GOVERNOR (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 10, 2018
Lt. Gov. (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 5 (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 5 (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Public Service Commission, District 5 (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 5 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 5 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Public Service Commission, District 5 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 3 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 3 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Public Service Commission, District 3 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
State School Superintendent (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
State School Superintendent (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Secretary of State (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: SECRETARY OF STATE (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Secretary of State (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congressional District 6 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congressional District 7 (D)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7 (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congressional District 7 (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 10 (R)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 10 (R)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congressional District 10 (R)
Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 10 (D)

Loudermilk-Young Debate Series: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 10 (D)

Posted by The Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congressional District 10 (D)

2017 Local Runoff Races

Mayor Of Atlanta Runoff Debate
Atlanta City Council President Runoff Debate

2017 Local Races

Mayor of Atlanta General Election
Atlanta City Council President General Election

2017 Special Election

Congressional District 6

2016 General Election

U.S. Senate
Congressional District 3
Public Service Commission (District 2, Eastern)
Opportunity School District Amendment Discussion

2016 Runoff Election Debates

3rd Congressional District - GOP
RunOff2016
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