The Marietta Daily Journal:
Now, it appears
that his reconfigured District 6 might be the most hard-fought of any in
next year’s elections. Moreover, it’s a race likely to have a vastly
disproportionate influence on state politics than the typical election.
Making matters even more unusual, that influence would not be based on geography or fundraising potential.
it’s all about numbers: The occupant of that seat, if Republican, would
represent the key “supermajority” vote. A supermajority occurs when one
party obtains two thirds of the votes, allowing it to put a
constitutional amendment before voters without interference from the
The 180-member Georgia House needs 120 votes to
achieve a supermajority, while the 56-member Georgia Senate needs 38,