GA Senate Race: Who Wins, Loses in Tuesday's Primary?

With U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss not seeking re-election, the top contenders to fill his seat have flooded the airwaves in recent days with campaign ads.

Elections 2014. Credit: Patch file graphic.
Elections 2014. Credit: Patch file graphic.
The May 20 primary is just a few days away as for the first time in 10 years there is a mad scramble to fill an open Senate seat in Georgia.

With U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R) not seeking re-election, the GOP contenders, as well as Democratic frontrunner Michelle Nunn, have flooded the airwaves with ads in recent days.

Among the Republicans, the leading contenders include U.S. Reps. Paul Broun of Athens, Jack Kingston of Savannah, and Phil Gingrey of Marietta, along with former Secretary of State Karen Handel and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue.

A July runoff for the GOP nomination is highly probable.

Most political forecasters have Nunn advancing easily in the Democratic primary, but that didn’t stop her three opponents from criticizing her for skipping a WSB-televised debate early Saturday afternoon in Midtown.

Former state Sen. Steen Miles, Atlanta psychiatrist Branko Radulovacki and junior ROTC instructor Todd Robinson each questioned why Nunn chose not to participate and why she is considered the frontrunner beyond her deep campaign coffers.

How do you think things will shake out Tuesday? Who do you think will ultimately be facing each other in the November general election and who will win? Let us know in the comment section below.

Todd Sander May 19, 2014 at 06:19 AM
Kennesaw based on your comments I believe you should probably be living in the back woods somewhere. Racist at heart, lacking ability to think for yourself and thinking it's all Obama's fault. Backwards teapublican indeed! I bet you will vote for Deal lmao!
Todd Sander May 19, 2014 at 09:27 AM
Kennesaw, you are a part of a tired, old breed and backward thinking group. I foresee your party becoming extinct in the very neat future. Providing people use their own brain at the polls instead of allowing people like yourself make decisions for them.
Mary Jones May 19, 2014 at 12:20 PM
Does anyone know how to stop the 4 or 5 calls I get a wk from the same candidate? I know it'll continue until Nov. and I'm really tired of it. I've decided that I won't vote for anyone who calls more than 1 or 2 times.
Crystal W May 19, 2014 at 03:11 PM
I hate the venom that is spat at one another over these things. Fire does not eliminate fire. I am disappointed to not see Derrick Grayson for US Senate mentioned anywhere.


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