Eugene Yu announces second run for GA’s 12th congressional district


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Augusta Marriott had people coming to downtown Augusta today. People weren’t checking into a hotel room, but they came to rally behind a candidate for Georgia’s 12th congressional district.

Eugene Yu is running for the seat for the second time. Even though he has ran for the position back in 2014, Yu let his supports know he will be approaching the job differently.

The businessman and author explained his visions on becoming the next congressman for Georgia.

At the end of the speech he and answered questions from voters and media. Yu ended his rally saying, even though he’s on the Republican ballot, he wants to represent everyone despite their political views.

“I may be running as a Republican, but like our great president, I’m running for every forgotten man and woman who want a better life, more prosperity, a safer country, as equal opportunity for us and all of our children,” said Yu.

Yu expected to go up against Congressman Rick Allen who was appointed to the position back in 2014. Voting for the primary election opens on May 22nd.

You can read more about Eugene Yu and his mission on becoming the next Congressman for Georgia’s 12th district on his website 

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