With a tantalizing shot at a rare open U.S. Senate seat, Georgia Democrats are considering a political strategy that could upend the electoral landscape ahead of next year’s election.
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Since January, when The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ decision not to run again next year, we have been following all of the ripple effects of the decision, from how South Georgia will approach life without Chambliss to how Georgia’s Senate hopefuls in the U.S. House are shifting their voting patterns and competing for the same pools of campaign cash. Today, we look at how Georgia Democrats are trying to shut down a divisive primary on their side of the ballot.