The Nov. 6 election will decide several state Senate races in Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs. The Reporter Newspapers asked candidates in those races about themselves and their policies, as well as their positions on public transit and the state income tax. For their answers, click their name or photo below.

For our guide to local U.S. Congressional races, click here. For our guide to local state House races, click here.

Senate District 6 (Buckhead/Sandy Springs)

Republican Leah Aldridge is challenging Democratic incumbent Jen Jordan in Senate District 6. It is a partial rematch of last year’s special election, where Jordan won the seat and Aldridge was among five Republicans who were winnowed out before a runoff.

 

 

Senate District 32 (Sandy Springs)

In Senate District 32, Republican incumbent Kay Kirkpatrick is facing a challenge from Democrat Christine Triebsch in a rematch of last year’s special election.

 

 

Senate District 40 (Brookhaven/Dunwoody/Sandy Springs)

Democrat Sally Harrell is challenging Republican incumbent Fran Millar in the state Senate District 40 race.

 

 

Senate District 56 (Sandy Springs)

Republican incumbent John Albers is facing a challenge from Democrat Ellyn Jeager in Senate District 56.

 

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