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Martha Zoller tightens race in Georgia (primary tonight)
Human Events ^ | July 30, 2012 | John Gizzi

Posted on 07/31/2012 7:01:19 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

With neither the governorship nor either U.S. Senate seat up this year, most of the attention in the Georgia primary Tuesday is focused on the heated primary for the newly-created 9th District. With 20 counties and parts of others in it, the new 9th is home to every constitutional officer in the Peach State and heavily Republican. Tomorrow’s primary is tantamount to election to Congress.

The contest for the all-important nomination is also important because its leading characters are representatives of the disparate factions in the national Republican Party: State Rep. Doug Collins, favorite of the GOP establishment and floor leader in the state House for Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, and Martha Zoller, longtime (16 years) radio talk show host, conservative swashbuckler, and Tea Party favorite.

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1 posted on 07/31/2012 7:01:27 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: Clintonfatigued

looks like a runoff....I hope Palin pays a visit for Zoller :)


2 posted on 07/31/2012 7:03:43 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; unkus; ...

There will definitely be a runoff between Doug Collins and Martha Zoller. Here are the latest election results:

http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/GA/40378/94273/en/vts.html?cid=15910

Doug Collins is an estahlishment supporter while Martha Zoller has been fighting for the Constitutiona and liberty for many years. Collins is OK and acceptable, but it’s a safely Republican district, so we don’t have to settle for OK and acceptable. With Martha Zoller, we get it all.


3 posted on 07/31/2012 7:06:52 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: Kolath

I like both these people - yes i’m in Ga 9th. No bad choice here. And I’m not convinced Doug Collins is establishment. He may be establishment for NE Ga... but that’s further right than about anywhere at all.

If Sarah comes to see Martha though, it’s over. And I’m getting a pic or two.


4 posted on 07/31/2012 7:13:31 PM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: Clintonfatigued

Sean Hannity hasn’t chimed in for Zoller?


5 posted on 07/31/2012 7:33:35 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to hear you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; unkus

I agree, Martha Zoller would make a much bigger splash in Congress than would Doug Collins. She would also become the first Republican woman elected to Congress from GA. We can never have enough conservative women in Congress, particularly pro-life conservatives—sadly, through the years, many Republican congresswomen have been “pro-choice” on abortion, even while representing conservative districts (Granger from TX, Capito from WV, Jenkins from KS, etc.).


6 posted on 07/31/2012 7:36:32 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: Kolath; Clintonfatigued

So, when’s the runoff?


7 posted on 07/31/2012 10:17:48 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; randita; Sun

August 21st.

The 12th (to face rat John Barrow in a now GOP-leaning seat) is also going to a runoff. I know nothing about the candidates there but second place is still up in the air, State Rep. Lee Anderson placed first.


8 posted on 08/01/2012 4:47:34 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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