Georgia Lawmaker Clay Pirkle Announces Retirement

Georgia Lawmaker Clay Pirkle Announces Retirement


🚨 The Gist: After nine years of legislative service, Representative Clay Pirkle has announced his retirement from the Georgia House of Representatives, marking the end of his tenure in public office.

📰 The Details: In a heartfelt announcement, Rep. Clay Pirkle (R-Ashburn) revealed his decision not to seek re-election for House District 169.

Representing parts of Irwin, Turner, Coffee, and Tift counties, Pirkle expressed his view of public service as a “relay” rather than a race, signaling it’s time for new leadership.

During his tenure, Pirkle notably chaired the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, contributing significantly to the district’s and state’s legislative efforts.

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