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Political Pulse: District 103 candidates not hiding age difference
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If you’re paying attention to the lone contested race for the General Assembly in Hall County, you might have noticed one major difference about the two Republicans running, besides the fact that one is from Gwinnett County and the other lives in Hall.In fact, if you happened to be blind, the candidates themselves will point it out for you: They are nowhere near the same age.Take Tuesday’s meeting of the South Hall Republican Club, where the two candidates were invited to speak.“There’s one thing I need to get cleared up,” Timothy Barr, the candidate from Lawrenceville, said as soon as he introduced himself.“There’s been a couple of folks that have asked me if I’m old enough to vote, let alone run for office. I need to clear that up. I will be 18 next month, so don’t worry about it.”Barr is actually 31.