Mike Boyce, chairman of the Cobb County Commission, endorsed Republican Karen Handel in the sixth district race against Democrat Jon Ossoff, her campaign announced Friday.
"As the sitting Chairman of Cobb County, I know the challenges Karen Handel encountered” as chair of the Fulton County Commission, he said. “I know she is up to the task. I strongly endorse her and encourage everyone to vote for her."
Commissioners Bob Ott and JoAnn Birrell have also endorsed Handel, the statement said.
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