9:39 am April 28, 2009, by jgalloway
One week after Sam Olens, chairman of the Cobb County Commission, announced he was running next year for attorney general, state Sen. Judson Hill (R-Marietta) has declared he won’t.
In an e-mail to fellow senators of in the Republican caucus, the lawmaker said he’d concentrate on re-election and his soon-to-be-important position as chairman of the Senate Reapportionment Committee.
Shelly and I have carefully considered the impact a statewide race would have on our family, as well as if this is truly the path the Lord has for us. We have been praying over this decision for weeks.
We have concluded that at this time a campaign for attorney general would not be the right thing for our family. Our children are still of an age when Dad’s presence on a consistent basis counts for a lot.
We all have made a decision to make sacrifices in our lives for public service. A statewide campaign is a great a sacrifice to ask of my family.
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