Election 2020: Complete guide to Georgia’s 14th Congressional District race

Screenshot of Republican candidates for Georgia's 14th Congressional District participating in a debate hosted by The Atlanta Press Club on May 4, 2020.

Screenshot of Republican candidates for Georgia's 14th Congressional District participating in a debate hosted by The Atlanta Press Club on May 4, 2020.

Georgia’s 14th Congressional District represents a cluster of conservative-leaning counties in northwest Georgia. And the seat is now open, thanks to U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ surprise retirement announcement.

Nine Republicans are facing off in Tuesday’s primary for the seat. Whoever wins the party’s nomination will face Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal in November.

Below, we have provided you with a rundown of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s coverage of these candidates, including links to our own articles, videos of them in debate and their campaign websites.

Voters looking for information on how to submit their ballots should check out the AJC's "how to vote" guide. Those who want to download sample ballots and confirm which races they will be casting votes for should visit Georgia's My Voter Page.

14th District GOP candidates

John Barge, former Georgia schools superintendent, www.johnbarge.com

Ben Bullock, real estate agent and Air Force veteran, www.bullockforga.com

Kevin Cooke, state representative and associate athletic director for Shorter University, www.kevincookeforcongress.com

John Cowan, neurosurgeon, cowanforcongress.com

Clayton Fuller, lawyer, www.claytonfuller.com

Marjorie Taylor Greene, construction executive, greene2020.com

Andy Gunther, business owner, andygunther.com

Bill Hembree, insurance agent, former state senator, hembreeforcongress.com

Matt Laughridge, business owner, mattcongress.com

Candidate Q&A

The AJC posed a series of policy questions to each of these candidates. Their responses are compiled here.

Debate coverage

These candidates participated in the Atlanta Press Club's debate on May 4. Read our article about the debate or watch it in its entirety on YouTube.

An organization called Candidate Video Debate also boiled down each candidate's responses into short videos that you can watch here.

Fundraising

Read the AJC's coverage of the most recent campaign finance reports and an earlier article about the first-quarter numbers.

Additional AJC articles

MORE: Voter guide for June 9 primary and general election

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Georgia elections

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