Georgia Chamber Endorses Chas Cannon in State House District 172 Special Election

Atlanta, Georgia – Tuesday, January 24, 2023 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Chas Cannon in the special election for State House District 172H, which includes Colquitt and portions of Cook and Thomas Counties. 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 Mr. Cannon will make effective policy decisions that positively impact free enterprise and job creation throughout the state.

“The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and our statewide membership appreciates Chas Cannon’s record of community and military service, and we know there is a clear choice in who will champion economic opportunities not only for South Georgia, but also for all citizens throughout our state” said David Raynor, Georgia Chamber Chief Public Affairs Officer. “The Georgia Chamber is proud to endorse pro-business candidates like Chas Cannon and looks forward to continuing our great working with him once elected.”

Chas Cannon added, “It is an honor to receive the endorsement of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Throughout my professional and military career, I have prioritized service over self and plan to continue this record once elected to the Georgia House.  I hope to bring an insightful perspective to the general assembly that will help the state continue to grow economic opportunities and jobs in South Georgia. ”

The special election will take place Tuesday, January 31, 2023.  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 view your voter status, visit


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