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  Judge moves to invalidate Georgia Senate candidate’s Republican primary run
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  May 12, 2022 07:34pm
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AuthorMaya T. Prabhu
News DateFriday, May 13, 2022 12:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionAn administrative court judge on Thursday recommended invalidating the candidacy of a former state representative running for a Rome-based Georgia Senate seat because the Bartow County Republican failed to file campaign finance documents for a decade.

Administrative Law Judge Charles R. Beaudrot ruled Thursday that Jeff Lewis, who served in the state House for about 15 years, is not eligible for the May 24 primary due to a law passed earlier this year that said candidates must be current on any campaign finance filings to be eligible to run for office.

The reports — which candidates have to regularly file — tell the public who has donated to a candidate’s campaign and how they spent the money.
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