The emblem of Jack Kingston’s U.S. Senate campaign, at least in his television ads, is his ancient station wagon.
It is meant to represent Kingston’s personal thrift and “regular guy” bona fides, but the Buick could also be a metaphor for Kingston’s two-decade U.S. House career. It has been reliable for a long time, but Republican primary voters across the state could be seeking a newer model.
AJC ELECTION CENTRAL
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» Before casting your vote, look through a voters’ guide to see how your candidate answered questions and create your own customized ballot by visiting ajc.com/voterguide.
»An interactive page on the Senate race with info on each candidate, including bios, links to campaign ads, social media contact info, and more: MyAJC.com/2014senate.
»A page collecting all the Senate candidates’ advertisements: MyAJC.com/senate/ad.
»An updating graphic that tracks polls related to the Senate Republican primary: MyAJC.com/news/ga-senate-gop-primary-polls-2014.
»A full chart of candidates running for statewide offices and other voting resources.
THE GOP SENATE RACE
This week The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is running profiles of the leading Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate. Here is a schedule of when each story will appear:
Tuesday:U.S. Rep. Paul Broun
Wednesday:U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey
Friday: U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston
Saturday: David Perdue