First-term Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Marietta) scored a close 50-49% upset victory over Rep. Karen Handel (R-Roswell) in November. Therefore, it is clear that she will be a major GOP conversion target in 2020. Already, one potential opponent has filed a fundraising committee with the Federal Election Commission. State Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) took the action just before the holiday weekend break. It is expected several Republicans will compete for the party nomination to be decided in a May 2020 primary likely followed by a July run-off.
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