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Gingrey’s exit sparked a six-way Republican primary for the 11th District northwest of Atlanta. Former GOP Rep. Bob Barr of Smyrna, known for his leading role in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, is seeking a Washington comeback. Two Republican state lawmakers - Rep. Ed Lindsey of Atlanta and Sen. Barry Loudermilk of Cassville - want promotions to Congress. Tricia Pridemore of Marietta is a longtime Republican activist. Kennesaw businessman Allan Levene and retired Army officer Larry Mrozinski of Woodstock are also running. No Democrats are seeking the seat.