With only days to go before voting ends, Gov. Nathan Deal this morning jumped into a pair of Republican congressional contests, coming down on the sides of two state lawmakers.
In a pair of robocalls landing on the answering machines of voters on Saturday, the governor expressed his support for state Rep. Doug Collins of Gainesville in his runoff effort against former radio talk show host Martha Zoller, also of Gainesville.
In the 12th District runoff to pick a GOP challenger to U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, the governor recorded a robocall on behalf of state Rep. Lee Anderson of Grovetown, who faces Augusta businessman Rick Allen.
We’ve transcribed both recordings, and you’ll see a slight difference between the pair:
For Anderson in the 12th:
”This is Gov. Nathan Deal, and I’m calling to encourage you to exercise your right to vote in the