05/20/2014 02:10 pm ET Updated May 20, 2014

Georgia Primary Puts All Eyes On Senate Races

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A crowded Republican Senate race is taking place Tuesday in Georgia, one of six states with elections in what's being dubbed a mini-Super Tuesday.

The governor's race in the Peach State is also heating up, with two opponents challenging incumbent GOP Gov. Nathan Deal. State Sen. Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, is running unopposed in the Democratic primary for governor.

For more information on primaries around the nation, read this piece from HuffPost's Amanda Terkel and Samantha Lachman, and see more from the AP on the Georgia Senate race below:

Seven Republicans — five well-known and reasonably well-funded — vie for the nomination to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss in Georgia, with the top two enduring a July 22 runoff to decide who faces likely Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn. The daughter of former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, she made news on the final day of the campaign by refusing to say whether she would have voted for President Barack Obama's signature health care law.



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