Former Sandy Springs City Councilman Gabriel Sterling is challenging a recommendation by an Office of State Administrative Hearings judge that Democrat state House District 51 candidate Joshua McLaurin re-established his Georgia citizenship in September 2016 and is therefore eligible to be a candidate because he narrowly met the two-year requirement for residing in Georgia. “We are gratified that petitioner Sterling is appealing this flawed initial finding directly to Secretary of State Brian Kemp,” Fulton County GOP Chairman Trey Kelly said in a media release.
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