In always peaceful Gwinnett(ha ha ha), several primary races are getting nasty. Local political activist Bob Griggs filed ethics complaints against Rep. John Heard (who is locked in a primary battle against Lawrenceville Councilman David Rodriguez), Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charles Bannister, and former House Candidate Chip Randall. Griggs alleges:
“I believe that the Respondent(Bannister) conspired with Rep. Heard to fund the early days of his Commission campaign by circumventing O.C.G.A. 21-5-33(b)(1)(D) which permits the use of contributions “in future campaigns for only that elective office for which those contributions were received.