Georgia Governor’s Race Draws Millions In Spending From Outside Groups

More than $40 million has already poured into the governor's race.
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With months to go before election day, the Georgia governor’s race has already become the costliest contest for that office in history.

More than $40 million had been poured into that race and millions more is likely to come in before November from individual donors and interest groups both in the state and from around the country.

James Salzer is assistant senior editor for state government and politics at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He joined Sam Whitehead on “Morning Edition” to talk about all the spending.