Election Prep: A breakdown of Georgia’s top primary races

A woman casts her vote Saturday at the C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center in southwest Atlanta. Turnout for advance voting is lagging, reflecting a lack of enthusiasm about Georgia’s May 22 primary elections. REANN HUBER/REANN.HUBER@AJC.COM

Georgia’s 2018 primary elections are May 22.

Ahead of them, Greg Bluestein and members of The AJC’s politics team broke down some of Georgia’s top races on the Politically Georgia podcast.

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James Salzer returned to the podcast to discuss everything you need to know about Georgia's gubernatorial primaries.


Secretary of State

Georgia is in the process of deciding on new voting machines. The next secretary of state will have a key role in deciding what equipment Georgians will use. Mark Niesse joined the podcast to share everything you need to know.


Lieutenant Governor

Maya T. Prabhu joined the podcast to discuss the primaries for lieutenant governor in Georgia.


Insurance Commissioner 

It's a race that affects your life and your pockets. Salzer shares what you need to know about primaries for insurance commissioner in Georgia.

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