Charlie Bailey debates empty podium in Lt. Governor’s Democratic Primary Runoff

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POLITICS & POLICY
TAXES,MONEY & GOVERNMENT
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Key Points
  • Democratic primary voters will choose between Charlie Bailey and Kwanza Hall on June 21 for the runoff election.
  • Kwanza Hall did not attend the debate.
  • The winner of the runoff will face Republican Burt Jones in the November 8 general election.
The Gist Kwanza Hall did not show up to a planned Atlanta Press Club debate with Lt. Governor opponent Charlie Bailey. What’s Happening Bailey, who boasts the endorsement of party leader Stacey Abrams slammed his opponent as “not deserving” of the nomination and pitched himself to Georgia voters as the best candidate to face Republican ...

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