U.S. Rep. Scott wins in primary
May 21, 2014 03:21 AM | 1446 views | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Rep. David Scott (D-Smyrna)
Rep. David Scott (D-Smyrna)
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ATLANTA — U.S. Rep. David Scott has defeated a Democrat primary challenger, virtually assuring his re-election to a seventh term in Congress.

Scott of Riverdale faced Michael Owens, an information technology executive from Mableton, in the Democratic primary election Tuesday in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District. Scott had 82 percent of the vote according to unofficial election returns, with 87 percent of precincts reporting.

Scott’s district covers southwestern portions of metro Atlanta. After his primary victory, he should get to coast through November. No Republicans signed up to run in Scott’s heavily Democratic district.

Scott enjoyed a huge financial advantage in the primary race. Scott raised more than $610,000 to defend his seat. Owens raised less than $35,000.

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Honest Abe
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May 21, 2014
No surprise here. Scott has the skin so he is back in. Vote for the brotha not the othar.
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