The race for the 3rd Congressional District is on.
Georgia Senator Mike Crane became the first to announce his bid for the seat being vacated by retiring Congressman Lynn Westmoreland during a press conference Wednesday inside the State Capitol. The interesting point about this press conference — it not only brought out the first candidate in the race to fill this seat in Washington, it also answered a lot of questions about who would not be running. Crane was flanked by a host of state representatives and senators who said they are not running for this seat — including Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus, Sen. Marty Harbin, R-Tyrone, and Rep. David Stover, R-Newnan. All three live in the 3rd District, and all urged everyone in the 3rd District to unite and support Crane.
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