Democrat candidate for governor Stacey Abrams hasn’t been shy about her progressive leanings, a strategy which may lead to an uphill battle in November. See above for Augusta Chronicle cartoonist Rick McKee’s take on the governor’s race and the path ahead for Abrams.
Former State Sen. Charlie Bethel (R-Dalton) has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal to fill the vacancy on the state’s Supreme Court, left by the retiring Chief Justice P. Harris Hines. Bethel previously served on Georgia’s Court of Appeals. Deal also announced that House Majority Whip Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville) will take Bethel’s place on the Court of Appeals, and his seat will be opened up for an election that will likely take place in November. For Bethel and Coomer, promotions to the state’s two highest courts have their ships RISING…
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