But if you’ve been using the Big Chicken in your directions for years, this still may be surprising.
Cobb is classically red territory. Before Clinton, the last Democrat to win the county was Georgia’s Jimmy Carter in 1976. The county has made for fertile GOP grounds in terms of support and cash over the years.
And Cobb is worth fighting for, with 13.78 percent of the state's 10.3 million residents, according to Census data from July 2016.
Ben Brasch is the reporter tasked with keeping Fulton County government accountable. The Florida native moved to Atlanta for a job with The AJC. If there's something important to you going on in Fulton, he wants to know about it. Help him better metro Atlanta by dropping a line, anonymously or otherwise.