A distinct gender gap is forming in the race for Georgia’s top offices, as polls show female voters are siding with the Democratic candidates while men are solidly behind the Republican hopefuls for the open Senate seat and in the governor’s contest.
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Democrat Michelle Nunn’s Senate campaign is getting a boost from Carole King.
The Nunn camp tells us that the Grammy award winning singer and songwriter is in town to do some charity work with the candidate and later host a fundraiser on her behalf. It’s the latest stop on King’s Democratic circuit – earlier she stumped for Sen. Kay Hagan’s re-election campaign in North Carolina.
Her arrival has also attracted attention from Republicans, who eagerly note King’s background as an environmental activist. One sent along this video offering a taste of her views on climate change: