Expectations and Surprises Make Up Georgia’s Election Primary

May 23, 2018

On this edition of Political Rewind, the race for governor of Georgia moves one step down the road.  Democratic voters advance Stacey Abrams to the general election in overwhelming fashion, while Republicans set the stage for a fight for the soul of their party, a runoff between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp.  Runoffs will also determine which candidates will face GOP congressional incumbents some see as vulnerable in the fall.  Our panel of insiders break down the vote and look at what to expect as they 2018 election marches towards November.

Panelists:

AJC Lead Political Reporter Greg Bluestein

Emory University Association Professor of Political Science Andra Gillespie

Republican Strategist Eric Tanenblatt

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson