Moore gets quick crash course in Georgia politics

Colton Moore, 24, watches a ceremony happening in a lobby area of the Georgia State Capitol Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Atlanta, Ga. Moore, who is a candidate in the upcoming election for the District 1 House of Representatives seat in Georgia, was spending a few days at the Capitol to better prepare himself to take on the job should he win the election later this year.
photo Colton Moore, 24, makes a phone call before returning to the gallery of the House of Representatives at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Ga., Thursday, March 29, 2018. Moore spent Wednesday and Thursday shadowing his opponent in the upcoming election, State Rep. John Deffenbaugh, R-Lookout Mountain, and watching the final legislative session for the Georgia House of Representatives.

Colton Moore's political career started 10 minutes after his upset win Tuesday night.

He stood in the Dade County administrative building, having just knocked off Georgia state Rep. John Deffenbaugh by 325 votes in the Republican primary, when local radio station owner Evan Stone handed him the phone. "I think you need to talk to this guy," Stone said.

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