State Sen. Hunter Hill Announces Gubernatorial Bid

State Senator Hunter Hill (R) has just announced that he is running for governor in 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hill has represented District 6 (which includes parts of Cobb and Fulton counties, including Buckhead and Sandy Springs) since 2012. He is the vice-chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus and chairman of the Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security Committee. He is also a former Army Ranger who served in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 2000s. He currently works as the president of a leader coaching firm, Tommy Newberry Coaching.

The full press release where he announces his intention to run is below the fold:

Friends:

I am writing to share some exciting news with you. After much prayer and consideration, Shannan and I have decided that I will cast a vision to lead the great state of Georgia.

I have been your State Senator for over five years, and I am truly grateful for the support and encouragement you have given me in this role.

Now – more than ever – is the time to launch a bold, new vision for Georgia’s future. I have been thinking and praying about this decision for some time, and we are ready. My many years of diverse leadership experience in military combat, business, and politics provides a unique perspective that will guide Georgia to reach its full potential.

Like you, I have often witnessed the disconnect between what politicians say during their campaigns versus what they do once they are elected. This was clear to me when I first ran for office, and after serving five years in the Senate, I can tell you we are still in desperate need of conservative leaders who practice what they preach.

We need a more efficient and effective state government, and in the coming months, we are going to take our message directly to Georgians. I am dedicated to America’s founding values and principles of God-given rights, limited government, free enterprise and expanded liberty. I have fought to defend these values in Afghanistan and Iraq and in the Georgia Senate.

I would be honored to earn your support to lead our great state as Governor. To learn more about my candidacy, please click here.

Many blessings,

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Benevolus

So are all these guys going to become Dems circa 2024?

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Jack Fitz

So I’m assuming Beth Beskin’s seat is about to open up as well.