Former President Donald Trump has been less involved in congressional races than in previous cycles. But in Georgia’s 3rd District, his endorsement could seal the deal for a first-time candidate running against a field of former legislators.

Meanwhile, 78-year-old Democratic Rep. David Scott is running against a field of challengers in the 13th District as he continues to face questions about his ability to serve. Though he’s expected to win reelection, he’s come under increased scrutiny as the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee.

GA-03: OPEN (Ferguson) (R) - West central: Carrollton, LaGrange, GriffinSolid Republican. GOP Rep. Drew Ferguson once had leadership ambitions. In 2022, he ran for majority whip, and in 2023 he was picked to chair a subcommittee on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. But shortly after Kevin McCarthy was ousted from the speakership, Ferguson (along with several other McCarthy allies) announced he would retire from Congress.

Initially, the race to replace Ferguson looked wide open. This western Georgia district is reliably Republican, voting for Trump by 30 points in 2020, and the new

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