As expected, with Sean Jerguson jumping into a race with Brandon Beach for Chip Roger’s Senate Seat, there is now a race for the House in Cherokee County as well. The election is likely to be held on January 8th, so get ready to campaign while caroling.
From a press release:
Holly Springs, Georgia – Scot Turner, who earned more than 4000 votes in the Republican Primary Election for State House District 21 in July 2012, announced that he will run for the seat in January that is being vacated by State Rep. Sean Jerguson. A special election is expected to be called by Governor Nathan Deal for January 8, 2013.
“During the Republican primary campaign this summer, one of the greatest opportunities I received was the chance to listen to the concerns and issues that are important to the people of Cherokee County. I believe our message of restoring faith in government resonated with the voters,” said Turner.
“I am now humbled and excited to have the opportunity to continue what we started just under one year ago. Given the opportunity to continue the fight to serve our area, I will again seek to earn your vote for the Georgia House of Representatives in District 21,” said Turner.
Scot Turner served in the United States Army Reserve and has lived in Georgia since 1997. He currently works as Director of Field Services for Source Direct, where he is responsible for engineers across the country supporting enterprise level computing environments for many Fortune 500 companies.
Scot has served as a precinct chair and a member of the Board of Directors for the Cherokee County Republican Party and served as a Sergeant-at-Arms for both the Sixth District and State GOP Conventions as well as establishing the social media efforts for the Canton Tea Party Patriots. In these positions, Scot has worked tirelessly to honor the conservative values instilled in him by his life experiences as well the traditional principles encouraged by Watermarke Community Church where he and his family are active congregants.
Scot lives in Holly Springs with his wife of 13 years, Kelly , their two children and two cats and an ever lucky dog named Jack.
###More information about Scot Turner and his campaign for Georgia State House are available at his website, www.turnerforhouse.com.