Greene, a construction executive from Milton, has run a highly controversial campaign. She has expressed support for Qanon, a far right conspiracy theory. U.S. Rep. Jody Hice and several others pulled their endorsements of her after videos resurfaced of her making racist and xenophobic remarks. She also faced a backlash for moving to the district to run after pulling out of the 6th Congressional District race. She has centered her platform on “stopping socialism.”
Cowan, a neurosurgeon from Rome, has branded himself as the “hometown candidate.” He is running on a platform of privatizing health care and cracking down on illegal immigration. Cowan has also been criticized for his toy company’s ties to China, despite being critical of China.