McLeod hopes to make impact as incumbents battle it out for Congress

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Georgia State Representative Donna McLeod is the first Jamaican-American elected to the state legislature. She's hoping to add 'primary winner' to her list of accomplishments following today's election.

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McLeod faces incumbent U.S. House members Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bordeaux in the primary. Redistricting turned McBath's 6th Republican-favorable. The 7th, Bordeaux's district, became heavily Democratic. McBath chose to run in the 7th.