Atlanta, GA — November 29, 2021 — The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Governor Brian P. Kemp in his bid for re-election in 2022. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s Political Affairs Council vets dozens of candidates for office. After working through the endorsement process, business leaders from across the state are confident that Governor Kemp will continue to make effective policy decisions that positively impact free enterprise and job creation across the state.
“Throughout his first term in office, Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,” said Ben Tarbutton, President of Sandersville Railroad Company and the 2022 Board Chairman of the Georgia Chamber. “Despite the challenges facing our state during the pandemic, Governor Kemp has led us in being designated the number one state in which to do business for the 8th consecutive year as we boast record low unemployment levels — a feat that no other state can tout. We applaud the Governor, and proudly stand with him as he seeks another term in office.”
“As the premiere statewide business advocacy organization, the Georgia Chamber is excited to support Governor Kemp as he seeks re-election,” stated Chris Clark, President & CEO of the Georgia Chamber. “Our Governor embodies all the characteristics of a true servant leader focusing on the health, safety and livelihoods of all Georgians during these unprecedented times. His positive working relationships with the business community and with organizations like the Georgia Chamber have paved the way for tremendous growth in our state over the last three years, making Georgia the envy of the nation.”
“During my first three years in office, I’ve been proud to stand alongside the industry leaders, local chambers, and business owners represented by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to continue building a business climate that is unrivaled across the country,” said Governor Kemp. “Working alongside these hardworking Georgians, we kept Georgia open for business during a once-in-a-century pandemic, and thanks to their partnership we are leading the nation in economic recovery with record low unemployment and unprecedented jobs and investment coming to the Peach State. I’m honored to have the Georgia Chamber’s endorsement and look forward to continuing to work with them to secure a brighter future for our state.”
The Georgia Chamber is a nonpartisan organization that is dedicated to working with elected officials to ensure a future of economic growth for Georgia businesses, workers and families. To locate your polling place or to view your voter status, visit www.sos.ga.gov.