As the primary season begins to wind down, focusing on smaller elections in GA becomes more important. Georgia is very RED and it is unlikely that I will find a candidate that I can support. However, picking the least offensive candidate is important. The following is information compiled using georgia.state-election.info as a jumping off point.
The US Senate is attracting a large number of contestants.
Johnny Isakson (R)
Incumbent U.S. Senator from Georgia
Lee Benedict (R)
Veteran and author
Derrick Grayson (R)
Allen Buckley (L)
Attorney and accountant
Ted Metz (L)
Veteran and former Cobb County Republican District Chmeirman
Jim Barksdale (D)
President and founder of Atlanta’s Equity Investment Corporation
*Initial news report
US House of Representatives
Georgia House of Representatives
Allen Peake (I) — unopposed
Occupation: Community activist
Political experience: none
Political experience: Macon City Council 1979–1987
Political experience: Macon City Council 2006–2011, state Senate 2011–2012
I will continue to add more information to this page as it becomes available. The Primary voting will also take place May 24th with local issues and races. For information about issues related to Bibb County — Macon, GA see the list compiled here.