Brookhaven/Chamblee, GA, May 19, 2015 – The Post Reports – Taylor Bennett, 29, of Brookhaven has formally announced his candidacy to replace departing State Representative Mike Jacobs in the upcoming special election in House District 80. Bennett, an attorney and former Georgia Tech student-athlete, filed his Declaration of Intent to Accept Campaign Contributions with the Georgia Secretary of State’s office today.
“I’m looking forward to the coming campaign and hopefully to my election to the Georgia House,” Bennett said. “I believe Georgia, and particularly my district, have reached a point in time where we need strong, principled, and energetic leadership. I’m running because I believe in building a better Georgia for employers and employees alike, because I believe in a government that supports the rights and liberties of all its citizens, and because I believe that stronger public schools are the foundation of our state’s future,” he added. “I’m very excited about having these discussions with voters over the next several weeks and discussing how we can work together to achieve our collective goals.”