Georgia 2018: A last-second guide to the Nov. 6 election

The ballot is long, and it’s tough to learn about every candidate running for office in Georgia.

Here’s your one-stop to learn about the major candidates up for election and what they hope to accomplish.

Governor

Who's running: Stacey Abrams (Democrat),  Brian Kemp (Republican), Ted Metz (Libertarian)

Resources: Relative newcomers vie to be Georgia's next lieutenant governor

ExploreLieutenant governor candidates jockey for ‘outsider’ status in debate

Secretary of State

Who's running: John Barrow (D),  Smythe DuVal (L), Brad  Raffensperger (R)

Resources: Voting rights, security key issues in Georgia secretary of state race

Attorney General

Who's running: Charlie Bailey (D), Chris Carr (R)

Resources: Experience, crime fuel debate in attorney general race

Insurance Commissioner

Who's running: Jim Beck (R), Janice Laws (D)

Resources: He said Georgia insurers own regulator. Now industry donors favor him.

School Superintendent 

Who's running: Otha Thornton (D), Richard Woods (R)

Resources: Candidates for state school superintendent bridge partisan divide

Agriculture Commissioner 

Who's running: Gary Black (R), Fred Swan (D)

Resources: First-time Democratic hopeful challenges GOP agriculture commissioner

Labor Commissioner

Who's running: Mark Butler (R), Richard Keatley (D)

Resources: Former congressional candidate challenges incumbent labor commissioner

U.S. Congress District 6 

Who's running: Karen Handel (R) vs Lucy McBath (D)

Resources: Where 6th Congressional District candidates stand on the issues

ExploreAfter high-profile victory, Handel has kept head low, focused on work
ExploreBeing ‘Jordan’s mom’ defines Lucy McBath’s run for Congress
ExploreGeorgia congressional candidates get testy in debate on finances, guns
ExploreMore coverage of Georgia congressional races

U.S. Congress District 7 

Who's running: Carolyn Bourdeaux (D) Rob Woodall (R)

Resources: Where Georgia's 7th Congressional District candidates stand on the issues

Bourdeaux says commitment to public service drives run for Congress

Woodall's campaign focuses on tax cuts, largely ignores opponent

ExploreGeorgia congressional candidates get testy in debate on finances, guns
ExploreMore coverage of Georgia congressional races

Constitutional Amendments

Resources: All about ballot initiatives for Georgia's Nov. 6 election 

ExploreMore coverage of Georgia elections

Voting

ExploreYour guide to Georgia voting integrity and access

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