Lewis back in State Senate race

May 19, 2022–4:56 p.m.

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Jeff Lewis is back in the contest for State Senate.

Late last week, Georgia Administrative Court Judge Charles R Beaudrot recommended Lewis’s candidacy be invalidated.

Beaudrot wrote that Lewis had not made the correct filings with respect to his campaign finances by the required deadline

The Secretary of State’s office then went along with the recommendation to disqualify Lewis.

On Thursday, the Fulton County Superior Court stayed the decision by the Secretary of State’s Office, pending an appeal by Lewis.

Attorneys for Lewis argue the new state law used to disqualify him is unconstitutional.  

Lewis, Derek Keeney, and incumbent Chuck Hufstetler are is in a three-person contest in the Republican Primary for the 52nd District State seat.

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