Republican Trey Kelley Outraises Field, In Less Than Three Months He Raised $20,000

Cedartown native Trey Kelley today formally announced his campaign’s first contribution disclosure report with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission. Kelley, formally announced his candidacy on January 9, 2012 and for the period ending March 31, 2012, his total raised was $20,000 with just over $15,000 cash on hand. Kelley expands a commanding lead, posting over a three-to-one advantage in cash reserves over his Republican challenger and the Democrat incumbent combined.

“I am both excited and honored about the overwhelming support my candidacy has received in such a short period of time. I have really enjoyed speaking with great people throughout the district about the issues important to them and look forward to building on this momentum over the coming months,” said Kelley.

“I love this part of the State and have a desire to see it reinvigorated with growth and jobs,” said Kelley. While laying out his plan for growth, Kelley said, “I think we must focus our efforts on bringing jobs back to Northwest Georgia. Our local leaders have done a good job of creating a favorable business environment for potential employers, but we must work at the state level as well to implement aggressive tax incentive programs so Georgians aren’t losing jobs to our neighboring states. Along with a pro business climate, we must work to find innovative opportunities within our education system so we will have a viable work force educated for the needs of companies looking to locate in Northwest Georgia. Further, providing a desirable quality of life standard many people seek when determining where to live – including recreational opportunities and strong public safety resources to help cut the crime rate.”

Born and raised right here in Northwest Georgia, Trey Kelley understands the values of our community and what makes this a great place to live, work and raise a family. Trey grew up in Cedartown and was raised by Doyle and Laura Kelley, both educators in the Polk County School District. A graduate of Shorter University, Trey is the Director of Marketing for the W.C. Brooks Co., where he heads up special projects and marketing for the firm. He is currently pursuing his Juris Doctorate at Georgia State University School. Trey stays active in the community where he has held multiple leadership roles such as President of the Cedartown Exchange Club and Chairman of the Polk County Republican Party. Trey is married to the former Amy Marvin of Powder Springs. The couple attends First Baptist Church in Cedartown where they reside.

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