Happy New Year
Let us welcome 2022 as a year of progress and possibilities
Through our time, talent and resources, Cobb Democratic Women aims to:
- Strengthen all facets of the Democratic Party and women’s participation in it
- Promote the election of Democrats at all levels of government
- Seek and encourage qualified women to seek public office and to serve on governmental and other boards and agencies
- Work in harmony with the National Federation of Democratic Women, Georgia Federation of Democratic Women, Democratic Party of Georgia and the Cobb County Democratic Committee
- Raise funds for local projects and candidates
- Perform other functions and duties as requested by the state and local Democratic committees
- Support and work for causes and issues affecting women that are approved by a majority of the membership
CDW Monthly Meeting
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2022 Election Year for Cobb County
The following offices are up for 2022 election
The chief executive of the state and oversees the executive branch. He or she is the chief law enforcement officer and the commander-in-chief of the state’s military forces. The governor shall “take care that the laws are faithfully executed and shall be the conservator of the peace” in the state. This power to enforce laws is almost identical to that of the president of the United States. He or she has the power to veto legislation, although the Georgia General Assembly can override the governor’s veto with a two-thirds majority in each chamber.
As the second highest elected official in the state and the President of the Senate, the Lieutenant Governor presides over debate in the Senate chamber and works with advocates to introduce legislation. In the event that the Governor is incapacitated, the Lieutenant Governor exercises those executive powers until either the Governor’s recovery or the expiration of the gubernatorial term.
The top legal officers of Georgia. Duties are to advise and represent legislature and and agencies of the state, and act as the “People’s Lawyer” for the citizens.
Secretary of State
Registers voters, tracks annual corporate filings, grants professional licenses, and oversees the state’s securities’ market.
Superintendent of Public Schools
State executive position in the Georgia state government. The superintendent is the administrative head of the Georgia of Department of Education, which oversees the state’s K-12 public education system. The superintendent is charged with instituting the policies of the state Board of Education and managing operations for the school system. The superintendent is popularly elected to four-year terms during federal midterm election years
Heads the mission to provide excellence in services and regulatory functions, to protect and promote agriculture and consumer interests, and to ensure an abundance of safe food and fiber for Georgia, America, and the world by using state-of-the-art technology and a professional workforce.
Works with public and private partners in building a workforce system that contributes to Georgia’s economic prosperity. We will accomplish this by creating opportunities and providing services that:
- Assist individuals to attain their work goals and increase self-sufficiency through employment, training, and support services, and
- Assist employers to meet their business needs through employee recruitment and selection services, workforce information, and technical support.
Licenses and regulates insurance companies, investigates reports of insurance fraud, and inspects buildings to prevent fire.
Public Service Commissioner
The mission of the Georgia Public Service Commission is to exercise its authority and influence to ensure that consumers receive safe, reliable and reasonably priced telecommunications, electric and natural gas services from financially viable and technically competent companies.