Dr. NO maybe a “Yes”

In an email to supporters and a post on Facebook, 8th District State Representative Matt Gurtler indicated he is considering greener pastures than the Georgia House floor. The openings in Georgia’s 9th Congressional District and District 50 in the State Senate might be friendlier to self-proclaimed principled conservative.

With the announcement of Congressman Doug Collins seeking the U.S. Senate seat, as well as our State Senator John Wilkinson’s seat opening, I wanted to answer all your questions about whether I’m considering a run for either seat, the 9th Congressional or the 50th State Senate.

This is not something we expected so I’m considering what that would mean for my family, and I’m weighing my options, always with liberty in mind.

My family and I are praying about what could be a very impactful decision, and I want to say thank you to everyone for their support and encouragement these past several days.

Whatever we decide to do and whatever seat I run for, or if I simply run for reelection, the purpose is always to continue the fight against the establishment and to defend our Constitution. Of course, my priority will be to serve my district and the People of Georgia as your State House Representative during the 2020 session. I will be sure to inform you once a decision is made, very soon.

Our shared values and principles must always come before politics.


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