The two candidates running for an open North Georgia Congressional seat each see an opportunity.
Rich McCormick, the frontrunner in a district drawn for a Republican, sees it in his party’s growing appeal to minorities and women, work he thinks he is cut out to do.
Democratic nominee Bob Christian, facing an uphill battle in a district stretching from Atlanta’s northern suburbs to the edge of Georgia’s northern mountains, sees his opportunity in the newcomers flooding the area since the pandemic began.
Bob Christian, the Democratic nominee for Georgia’s longtime Republican 6th Congressional District, thinks he can flip it. (Courtesy of Bob Christian)
District 6 was once a Republican stronghold in the suburbs. It launched Newt Gingrich on a path to becoming Speaker of the House, Johnny Isakson toward the U.S. Senate, and Tom Price to becoming Donald Trump’s secretary of health and human services….


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