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(1 of 2) Georgia – the next state to turn BLUE

Via: Washington Post

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They are Senate contender Michelle Nunn, an executive who is also the daughter of former senator Sam Nunn, and gubernatorial hopeful Jason Carter, a third-term state senator who is a grandson of former president Jimmy Carter.

Nunn and Carter face tough odds, given that Georgia has not elected a non-incumbent Democrat to any statewide office since the waning years of the last century. But recent demographic shifts suggest a new electoral equation could be forming — and probably more quickly than in much-talked-about Texas.

The face of the state is being changed by an influx of African Americans and Latinos. Although whites accounted for 71 percent of Georgians who voted in the 2004 elections, that share had dropped by nearly 10 percentage points in 2012.

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Read more, HERE:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/michelle-nunn-jason-carter-hope-to-rechart-the-course-of-georgia-politics/2013/12/21/a2611bfc-5e9b-11e3-be07-006c776266ed_story.html

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2016 – I can hear it now:

CNN – ‘We are now reporting, the 16 Georgia Electoral Votes, will go to Hillary Rodham Clinton.’

Oh, Happy Days!

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December 23, 2013 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , ,

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