Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who's hot? Who's not? Find out below.
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1. Jason Carter
The onetime Athens resident (and this week's Flagpole cover model) is running neck-and-neck in the polls with incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal. Read former Flagpole editor Richard Faussett's piece in the New York Times for more.
2. Nick Chubb
3. Ken Dious
He's a longshot candidate for District 10 representative, but Pete says you should pull the lever.
4. Jack Lumpkin
His track record as Athens police chief landed him the same gig in Savannah.
5. Kurt Wood
Records! So many records. How does one man have all the records? I bought several of them.