Baker and Laws Robinson were the two top voter getters in Georgia’s May 24 primary, but neither cleared the needed 50% benchmark. Baker skipped an Atlanta Press Club debate in advance of the runoff, leaving Laws Robinson debating an empty podium.
She pledged to restore integrity to the scandal-plagued office and said she would tackle Georgia’s high auto insurance costs by working to repeal a state law that prevents the insurance commissioner from blocking many rate increases.
Rolling back the law would require approval, however, from the state Legislature, which is expected to remain in GOP hands. The Republican majority in the General Assembly passed the law in the late 2000s.