All statements involving Roy Barnes

Roy Barnes voted against a bill in the state Senate that would have made it easier to convict child abusers.

"Georgia had the worst job losses in state history under GOP watch."

Republican candidate for governor Nathan Deal fought to weaken Georgia's rape shield law.

"Roy Barnes proclaimed Mexican workers good for Georgia."

On running a "civil and polite" campaign

Candidate for governor Roy Barnes has been "fighting hard" to let illegal immigrants vote.

Roy Barnes "made Georgia dead last in education" and Georgia "led the nation in job losses."

"Barnes opposed the creation of the HOPE Scholarship and campaigned against Zell Miller on the issue."

"I can put 10,000 people to work. Electricians, plumbers, sheet metal workers -- by retrofitting all of the state buildings for energy independence or efficiency."

On running a "civil and polite" campaign.

Said he won the Democratic primary "without one ... negative TV spot."

The state Legislature attempted to "outlaw stem cell research, passes bills about microchips in the brain, and talks about seceding from the Union."

On tax breaks for businesses

Georgia could get money for schools by scraping “the gold off the gold dome” of the state Capitol.

When Roy Barnes was governor, "Georgia created 235,000 jobs."

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