Any contentious tone in the back room of Hudson Grille in Brookhaven last week was from the crowd on the topic of President Barack Obama, and not between District 6 candidates Josh Belinfante and Hunter Hill.
Belinfante and Hill participated in a forum hosted by an Atlanta 912 group. [Candidate Drew Ellenburg was absent.] Belinfante and Hill have similar ideologies, which begged a question asking why voters should choose one of them over the other.
After redistricting, Buckhead is now included in State Senate District 6. Republican candidates Belinfante, Hill and Ellenburg are running for the seat held by incumbent Democrat Sen. Doug Stoner of Cobb County.
See below where the candidates stand on health care and TSPLOST.
Belinfante emphasized his many roles in government leadership including legal counsel to Gov. Sonny Perdue and Ethics Commission vice chairman under Gov. Nathan Deal.
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