Attorney General Chris Carr facing Democrat state senator in re-election battle

Metro Atlanta state senator Jen Jordan hoping to unseat state’s 54th attorney general
Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 9:03 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is facing a re-election challenge from Democratic state Sen. Jen Jordan in this fall’s 2022 midterms.

Carr was appointed by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in on Nov. 1, 2016, becoming Georgia’s 54th Attorney General. Carr won election to the office on his own in 2018 to a full, four-year term.

In 2017, Jordan won a special election to Georgia’s 6th Senate district, flipping a Republican seat that includes portions of Fulton and Cobb counties.

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Carr and Jordan are set to debate each other on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m., on Georgia Public Broadcasting.