Columns by D.A. King published in the Dalton Citizen
Still time for state Senate to end unrecorded votes, by D.A. King, Dalton Daily Citizen, January 19, 2017
"To be clear, the default manner of voting on floor amendments is a raise-your-hand vote that is not recorded anywhere. Neither is a non-vote."
No secret votes at state Capitol, by D.A. KIng, Dalton Daily Citizen, January 9, 2017
High up on the front wall of the senate chamber is a large brightly lit machine that displays each senator’s vote and electronically records it in the permanent senate record. It’s called the “Yeas and Nays” voting method.
Conservatives lose again under Gold Dome, by D.A. King, Dalton Daily Citizen, May 2, 2016
Both bills had the votes top pass the House
No more unrecorded votes, by D.A. King, Marietta Daily Journal, November 6, 2015
As this newspaper noted, only four co-sponsors supported McKoon’s motion for a machine-counted, permanently recorded vote. On the unrecorded vote, one co-sponsor of SB 6 actually voted against the floor amendment while I watched from the gallery.
- Media doesn’t reflect reality of immigration numbers - Guest column, by D.A. King, Dalton Citizen, July 20, 2011
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