On August 11, 2020, businesswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated neurosurgeon Dr. John Cowan in the Republican primary runoff for Georgia’s 14th district.
With this win under her belt, Greene will likely coast to victory in the general election given how President Donald Trump in 2016 and Governor Brian Kemp in 2018 took the district with 75 percent of the vote, according to a report from Business Insider.
Greene and Cowan were the top two candidates in the June primary, gathering 40 percent and 21 percent of the vote respectively. They ran to replace the outgoing congressman Tom Graves. The race went to a runoff because neither candidate earned over 50 percent of the vote in the Georgia primaries.
Both candidates went after each other throughout this primary.
Greene questioned Cowan’s conservative credentials by labeling him spineless on the issue of preserving American history at U.S. military bases. Cowan, on the other hand, attacked Greene for first running for office in Georgia’s 6th district, which is situated in the Atlanta suburbs. Cowan falsely accused Greene of facilitating illegal immigration by not using E-Verify, which she refuted in a follow-up ad.
Cowan also said on Politico that it was critical to defeat Greene because she allegedly gives the GOP a bad image. He proclaimed, “She deserves a YouTube channel, not a seat in Congress. She’s a circus act.”
Nevertheless, voters in Georgia’s 14 district came to their senses and pulled the lever for Greene — the America First candidate.
She tweeted on the night of her election victory:
The GOP establishment, the media, & the radical left, spent months & millions of dollars attacking me. Tonight the people of Georgia stood up & said that we will not be intimidated or believe those lies I’m excited to be the next Congresswoman of GA 14 God bless America.
The GOP establishment, the media, & the radical left, spent months & millions of dollars attacking me.
Tonight the people of Georgia stood up & said that we will not be intimidated or believe those lies
I’m excited to be the next Congresswoman of GA 14
God bless America 🇺🇸
— Marjorie Taylor Greene For Congress🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) August 12, 2020
Greene’s victory is a body blow to the political establishment. Unlike many empty-suit Republicans, Greene promises to listen to the grassroots. That’s why she has taken on major issues such as the right to bear arms and the right to life.
Rest assured, America First advocates will have a strong champion in Congress now that Greene is a safe bet for this seat.
Texas Political Establishment Attempts to Derail Shelley Luther’s Campaign
The special election for Texas’ Senate District 30 is on pace to be one of the most heated races in the Lone Star State.
At a candidate forum on September 18, 2020, Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was jailed for opening her business in defiance of Governor Greg Abbott’s shutdown order, confronted outgoing State Senator Pat Fallon.
Fallon vacated his seat and is now backing a successor in State Representative Drew Springer.
“We don’t want somebody who’s going to be at odds with our Republican governor,” Fallon said September 18 at the Grayson County Republican Women’s Club.
I didn’t support some of the things that he has done about opening up. … So, he’s made some mistakes. He’s our Republican governor, the 80/20 rule … because you’re not going to get any bills passed unless the governor signs them.
“Let me make something clear. I am accountable to my fellow citizens in Senate District 30. Not our Governor,” Luther responded on September 19 on Facebook:
This is exactly what is wrong with Austin. Our politicians are more loyal to Abbott than us, even when they disagree with him.
I will work with Governor Abbott when he is fighting to protect the liberty of Texans, and I will oppose him when he pushes unilateral dictates that shut down our local businesses.
Fallon and Luther had a tense exchange, which was caught on video.
“You want me to go all in on this race?” Fallon questioned Luther. “I have been 5 percent in on this race. You want me to go all in on it, I’m welcome to.”
“This has become a straight-up fight between Abbott and the ‘Kumbaya’ Professional Political Class vs. the grassroots and people who remember what limited government and principles should look like,” opined conservative activist Mike Openshaw.
“Respectfully, being willing to be jailed for fighting over-reaching government shows principle; that counts for something, Patrick,” Openshaw continued.
Luther has recently received endorsements from conservative Collin County Judge Chris Hill and Young Conservatives of Texas. Springer, on the other hand, received an endorsement from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which asserted that Luther was going down a “far right” path.
A Republican is expected to carry the senate district, which may still require a runoff if the leading candidate does not get enough votes during the first round of the special election.
Election Day will be on September 29.
Luther is viewed as the truly conservative option and many believe she could help break the political status quo in Austin that has kept conservative legislation from ever being passed.
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