9:37 am September 28, 2010, by Christopher Seward
Just in case you missed it, Political Insider’s Jim Galloway reported on the warning he received from Jason Shepherd, a Republican candidate for a state House seat in Marietta, about an old domestic violence arrest Democrats were soon to bring up.
Sure enough, the package arrived shortly afternoon. Ten years ago, as Jason Goldfarb, Jason Shepherd was arrested on a charge of domestic violence by his live-in fiancée.
The charges were later dropped, but paperwork lives forever. (The state Democratic Party does not dispute the lack of prosecution.) …
Shepherd said the incident hasn’t been a secret. He informed Scott Johnson, chairman of the Cobb GOP, about the arrest when he was recruited as a candidate. …
Shepherd said the only other blemish on his record is a speeding ticket he was issued in upstate New York in 2004.
Shepherd faces Democratic incumbent Terry Johnson in the Nov. 2 general election
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