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15 candidates fight to be schools superintendent

Fifteen people — six Democrats and nine Republicans — are vying to become state schools superintendent, making it the most crowded statewide race in Tuesday's primary election.

ATLANTA (AP) — Fifteen people — six Democrats and nine Republicans — are vying to become state schools superintendent, making it the most crowded statewide race in Tuesday's primary election.

The seat is being vacated after a single term by Superintendent John Barge, who is one of two Republican primary challengers to Gov. Nathan Deal.

Other statewide constitutional offices are held by incumbent Republicans who are running unopposed in the primary: Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, Attorney General Sam Olens, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.

There are contested Democratic primaries in two of those races, secretary of state and insurance commissioner.

 

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