Qualifying week can occasionally cause a little commotion in the Georgia politics world. Candidacies may appear out of nowhere or alternatively, as with the case of Rep. Earl Ehrthart (R-36 Powder Springs) – the longest serving Republican in the House -candidacies may quietly slip into retirement.

In Ehrhart’s case, we actually got a little bit of both. As he announced his retirement, he also endorsed his potential replacement – someone who he’s very close to and has been a long-time ally – his wife. “She will work and fight for our district, our families, our businesses, and the values we hold so dear,” Ehrhart said. 

Please enter your User Name and Password to view the rest of this subscriber-only story or poll. If you are unable to login, your account may have expired. Please contact InsiderAdvantage if you have any problems.

 

  or  CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

Login

Lost your password?