To Georgia Democrats, the shift in sites for the party’s presidential debates from Ohio this month to the Peach State next month symbolizes the shift in Democratic prospects in national elections. They say Georgia is now more fertile territory for Democrats than Ohio, a longtime election bellwether. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk - HP1EFAG00N578
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A look at Georgia’s upcoming Democratic presidential debate

Host Greg Bluestein is back and this episode of the Politically Georgia podcast digs a little deeper into the upcoming Nov. 20 Democratic presidential debate, which will be held in Georgia, with AJC deputy managing editor Leroy Chapman. Bluestein, who has attended the Democratic debates in Ohio and Texas, and Chapman preview the event and discuss what the debate means for the state ahead of 2020 - from political attention to resources and financial investment. Also, potential opportunities for Democrats, what Georgia can learn from past debates, symbolism of the (currently undisclosed) debate location, and more.

> Update: Tyler Perry Studios will be site of Atlanta debate

The two also talk about the latest fundraising numbers in Georgia’s current Senate race and what those numbers mean for the field and contest in 2020.

READ MORE: ‘The new Ohio?’ Georgia Dems eye 2020 swing from Rust Belt to Sun Belt

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