It’s no secret that I’ve been a fan of Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) since his first gubernatorial campaign in 2018. He set out to govern the state in his first term with a clear conservative agenda, and he succeeded.
Under Kemp’s first term, the Peach State passed a law that restricts abortions, shored up election integrity – increasing minority voter turnout in the process – cut taxes, and passed constitutional carry.
“Kemp’s eight-point victory in November 2022 was one of the best electoral results for the pro-life movement post-Dobbs,” writes John McCormack at National Review. “Kemp signed into law a six-week limit on abortion that was in effect on Election Day 2022, and despite many millions of dollars spent by Democrats on the issue, it didn’t seem to put a dent in Kemp in a purple state that Donald Trump lost in 2020.”
Georgia is an attractive state for large and small businesses, and despite the reputation the media wants to give it as a swing state (ahem, I see you National Review), Georgia remains fairly conservative outside urban areas. Read more…