Governor Palin has made an endorsement in Georgia’s newly drawn 9th Congressional District, located in the northeastern part of the state. Via Access North Georgia:
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed conservative firebrand Martha Zoller for Congress Tueday [sic] in Georgia’s 9th Congressional District.
"If you agree that it’s time our elected officials stopped talking at us and started listening to us, then I hope you will join me in supporting Martha Zoller for Congress from Georgia’s 9th Congressional District," said Gov. Palin via e-mail. "Martha has been fighting for conservative causes for years as an award winning radio show host where she has been a voice for the Tea Party movement.
"Martha is running against the establishment, which, as we know, is an uphill battle; but with all of our support she can win. In Congress, she’ll vote to cut spending, lower taxes, and repeal Obamacare. In addition to being pro-life and a firm defender of our Constitution, including our Second Amendment rights, Martha is a strong fiscal conservative. Her "MAP for Prosperity" plan calls for increased accountability, bold reform, and citizen engagement – three things we need more of in Washington.
"I hope you’ll join me and other conservatives like Sean Hannity and Mark Levin in supporting Martha Zoller for Congress."
A strong supporter of the governor’s efforts to restore conservative values and principles in America, Martha Zoller personally requested Gov. Sarah Palin’s endorsement earlier this year.
"I am thrilled to have the strong support of Governor Palin in my efforts to represent Georgia’s 9th Congressional District in Congress and restore fiscal sanity in Washington," said Zoller. "Together, we will fight to put this country back on the right track and ensure prosperity and opportunity for many generations to come."
Martha Zoller is also endorsed by: FreedomWorks, Tea Party Express, Susan B. Anthony List, Georgia Right to Life, Citizens United, She-PAC, Maggie’s List, Conservative Action Fund, Move America Forward, Docs 4 Patient Care, Herman Cain, and conservative talk show hosts Erick Erickson, Mark Levin, and Sean Hannity.
Update: Martha Zoller’s biggest obstacle appears to be the July 31 primary against State Rep Doug Collins, the Establishment choice. Unfortunately, I can’t find any polling data for Tuesday’s primary. If Zoller wins the primary, it’s clear sailing in the general as the 9th District is solidly Republican. Both Larry Sabato and Charlie Cook rate it safe for the GOP in November.
(h/t Mary Beth)