A “jungle primary” special HD 71 election in Newnan saw two Republicans – Philip Singleton and Marcy Westmoreland Sakrison, advance from a field of four candidates.  The two face off in something of a referendum on the House establishment, with Sakrison receiving the support of Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) while Singleton has run as an outsider. Democrats had hoped that with three GOP candidates splitting votes they might sneak their candidate into the runoff October 1, but a strong showing from Republican voters saw their odds in the district SINK…

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