Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, left, and his Democratic rival, state Sen. Jason Carter, smile at a question during the Atlanta Press Club debate on Oct. 19. CURTIS COMPTON PHOTOS / AJC

Georgia's economy and the race for governor

Georgia's economy and how it spends or doesn't spend tax dollars have become hot rhetoric in the neck-and-neck governor’s race between incumbent Republican Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Georgia

Half-True

Some efforts may preserve American work

False

Education spending a major campaign theme

Mostly True

Being against the farm bill isn't the same as opposing farmers

Mostly False

Immigration reform included border protection first

Mostly True

Budget votes at issue

Mostly False

Nunn moved from Perry at age 6

Mostly False

The percentage has dropped precipitously since 2009

 National Republican Congressional Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee

Says "John Barrow voted with Obama 85 percent of the time."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly True

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