Taylor campaigns for governor in Hamlin Hills | News


Longtime gubernatorial candidate Kandiss Taylor took her campaign to Hamlin Hills in Forsyth on Thursday, saying she was peaking at the right time ahead of the May 24 primary. A school administrator in Appling County (Baxley), Taylor told the reporter she was on unpaid leave while traveling the state to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp for the Republican nomination. Taylor said as she spoke to voters, she kept hearing that people were still upset about how the 2020 election was mishandled and gave Joe Biden the presidency. She said people are also concerned about crime, the drug crisis, gas prices and the number of prison guards killed in Georgia. “Gangs are invading our prisons,” Taylor said.

Taylor said she was looking forward to the only governor’s debate with Kemp she was allowed to participate in on Sunday, May 1. With a bluegrass and gospel duet in the background, Taylor told the reporter that she planned to confront the governor. strongly. “He kicked me out of two debates,” Taylor said. “I’m going to go wild on him.”

Taylor said that while she’s campaigning, her husband is still teaching high school and her kids are busy taking Milestones tests.

After speaking to the reporter and a Macon TV station, Taylor, friends and family enjoyed Hamlin Hills barbecue and brisket for lunch before resuming their tour by bus. Other stops during the day included Zebulon, Barnesville, Monticello, Jackson, Griffin, Fayetteville and Jonesboro. While the campaign advertised it as a bus tour, Taylor actually arrived in a Chevy Suburban, explaining that the bus had broken down.


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