With state Sen. Don Balfour (R-Snellville) pulling out of the 7th District congressional race, many have asked whether state Sen. David Shafer (R-Duluth) will reconsider the contest.
Here’s the answer Shafer just issued, in the form of a press release from the Clay Cox campaign:
Senator David Shafer (R-Duluth) today endorsed state Rep. Clay Cox to succeed U.S. Congressman John Linder.
“Clay Cox is a good friend and he will make an outstanding Congressman,” Shafer said. “When I decided three weeks ago not to enter this race myself, I encouraged Clay to run. I am counting on him to fight for our conservative principles and help bring fiscal sanity to Washington.”
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