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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Democratic nominee for Attorney General isn't slowing down his campaign as he waits for the Republican runoff to decide his November opponent.

Ken Hodges says neither of the final two Republican candidates, Preston Smith and Sam Olens, has been a prosecutor. He says the State Attorney General needs to have that experience.

"Absolutely. The Attorney General is the top prosecutor for the state of Georgia. Is the top law enforcement official. When you've got corruption there, you have got to have someone there, you've got to have somebody who's been in the courtroom before," Hodges said.

Hodges won the Democratic primary in all but one county in the state, taking 65% of the vote. Olens and Smith face off in the Republican runoff August 10th.

 


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