Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle’s re-election campaign put out the word this morning that the GOP incumbent and his wife Nita would slap down a qualifying check somewhere between 10 and 11 a.m. Monday in the state Capitol.
It was a not-so-subtle signal to those who have lived off rumors that Cagle might surprise everyone and decline a second term.
But a mere press release is unlikely to put a halt to state Rep. Austin Scott’s pondering over whether to drop out of the GOP race for governor – and into the primary against Cagle.
The Tifton lawmaker just confirmed a morning meeting with state GOP chairman Sue Everhart and others at party headquarters. Asked the topic of conversation, Scott said, “Qualifying. And the timing of our qualifying.”
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