A look at Ga.'s 14 Ga. congressional primary races

Here is a breakdown of the 14 congressional races on the ballot for the upcoming July 31 primary in Georgia. Financial information provided for contested races as of March 31, the latest period available on the website of the Federal Election Commission.

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Congressional District 1

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, is running unopposed in the primary. Two Democrats are facing off in their party's primary. They are Lesli Rae Messinger, 56, a small business owner from Savannah, and Nathan C. Russo, 68, a retiree from St. Simons Island. Financial information for Messinger and Russo was not available on the FEC website.

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Congressional District 2

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Columbus, is running unopposed in the primary. Three Republicans are facing off in their party's primary. They are Rick Allen, 61, a president of a medical supply company from Columbus, who had $5,191 in the bank on March 31; Ken DeLoach, 53, a teacher and minister from Macon; and John House, 58, a consultant and part-time university instructor from Midland, who had $11,716 in the bank on March 31. Financial information for DeLoach was not available on the FEC website.

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Congressional District 3

U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Sharpsburg, has drawn two challengers in the primary. The first is "Chip" Flanegan, 54, a small business owner from Jonesboro, who had $39,761 in the bank on March 31. The other is Kent Kingsley, 60, a real estate broker from Milner, who had $7,818 in the bank on March 31. Westmoreland had $642,810 in the bank on March 31. No Democrat is on the ballot.

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Congressional District 4

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, Jr., D-Decatur, has drawn two challengers in the primary. They are Lincoln Nunnally, 32, a consultant from Porterdale; and Courtney L. Dillard, Sr., 49, a real estate developer and minister from Conyers. Financial information for Nunnally and Dillard was not available on the FEC website. Johnson had $37,279 in the bank on March 31. Two Republicans are facing off in their party's primary. They are Greg Pallen, 43, a businessman from Oxford, and J. Chris Vaughn, 46, a minister from Conyers. Financial information for Pallen and Vaughn was not available on the FEC website.

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Congressional District 5

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, has drawn a challenge in the primary. He will be facing Michael Johnson, 44, a Superior Court judge from Atlanta, who had $40,999 in the bank on March 31. Lewis had $438,035 in the bank on March 31. Republican Howard Stopeck, 73, a retired attorney, is running unopposed in his party's primary.

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Congressional District 6

U.S. Rep. Tom Price, R-Roswell, is running unopposed in the primary. Two Democrats are facing off in their party's primary. They are Jeff Kazanow, 57, a business consultant from Roswell, and Robert Montigel, 65, a small business owner from Alpharetta. Financial information for Kazanow and Montigel was not available on the FEC website.

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Congressional District 7

U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, has drawn a challenge in the primary. He will be facing David Hancock, 51, a businessman from Suwanee. Financial information for Hancock was not available on the FEC website. Woodall had $164,209 in the bank on March 31. Democrat Steve Reilly, 51, an attorney from Lawrenceville, is running unopposed in his party's primary.

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Congressional District 8

U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, R-Tifton, is running unopposed in the primary. No Democrat is on the ballot.

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Congressional District 9

The fight for Georgia's newest seat in Congress has three Republicans facing off in their party's primary. They are Doug Collins, 45, an attorney and state lawmaker from Gainesville, who had $142,850 in the bank on March 31; Roger D. Fitzpatrick, 52, an educator from Cleveland; and Martha Zoller, 52, a political analyst from Gainesville, who had $34,559 in the bank on March 31. Financial information for Fitzpatrick was not available on the FEC website. Democrat Jody Cooley, 51, a lawyer from Gainesville, is running unopposed in the primary.

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Congressional District 10

U.S. Rep. Paul C. Broun, R-Athens, has drawn a challenge in the primary. He will be facing Stephen K. Simpson, 61, a retired military officer from Milledgeville, who had $8,202 in the bank on March 31. Broun had $275,246 in the bank on March 31. No Democrat is on the ballot.

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Congressional District 11

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, has drawn two challengers in the primary. They are William Llop, 53, a certified public accountant from Sandy Springs; and Michael S. Opitz, 66, a mediator and arbitrator from Marietta, who had $3,532 in the bank on March 31. Financial information for Llop was not available on the FEC website. Gingrey had $1,929,911 in the bank on March 31. Democrat Patrick Thompson, 55, a sales manager from Roswell, is running unopposed in the primary.

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Congressional District 12

U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, is running unopposed in the primary. Four Republicans are facing off in their party's primary. They are Rick W. Allen, 60, a general contractor from Augusta, who had $230,859 in the bank on March 31; Lee Anderson, 55, a farmer and businessman from Grovetown, who had $47,801 in the bank on March 31; Wright McLeod, 48, an attorney from Augusta, who had $198,983 in the bank on March 31; and Maria Sheffield, 38, an attorney from Dublin, who had $101,717 in the bank on March 31.

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Congressional District 13

U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Riverdale, is running unopposed in the primary. Republican S. Malik, 63, a businessman from Riverdale, is also running unopposed in the primary.

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Congressional District 14

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ranger, is running unopposed in the primary. Democrat Daniel "Danny" Grant, 54, electrician from Fort Oglethorpe is also running unopposed in the primary.

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Information from the Georgia Secretary of State's Office and the Federal Election Commission.

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