A political race that has big implications for health care 

Georgia’s high rate of people without health insurance.

Soaring premiums for auto insurance.

The potential for Medicaid expansion. Health care contract disputes.

In what’s shaping up as a pivotal race for Georgia’s next insurance commissioner, many of the prominent issues are related to health care coverage.

Three Republicans and two Democrats are on the ballot in next Tuesday’s primaries, and the parties’ nominees will go on to face each other in November as they vie to succeed retiring Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.

Here are links to the two debates, sponsored by the Atlanta Press Club and featuring the Republican and Democratic candidates for insurance commissioner.

Move to about the 2 minute mark to start each video. (Georgia Health News served as a panelist for the debates.)