ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is endorsing Republican Gov. Brian Kemp for reelection in 2022.
The transfer comes after the state chamber didn’t endorse both Kemp or Democrat Stacey Abrams in 2018.
Chamber Chairman Ben Tarbutton of Sandersville mentioned Monday that the enterprise foyer is backing Kemp as a result of the governor “has made financial development a precedence in Georgia.” Tarbutton notes low unemployment and optimistic enterprise local weather.
Kemp took nationwide warmth final yr in turning into one of many first governors to raise coronavirus-related restrictions. Since then, he has resisted new restrictions in addition to vaccine mandates on companies.