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|Georgia State Senate District 5|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012
Guan ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 5. Guan ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012, but withdrew before the primary. He would have faced incumbent Curt Thompson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010
Guan was unopposed in the July 20 primary.
|Georgia State Senate, District 5 - Republican Primary (2010)|
On his campaign website, Guan lists five issues he is concerned about. They are:
- Excerpt: "The best role for government is to foster a favorable business environment. That is why Garry is staunchly in favor of lowering tax burdens and lessening bureaucratic red tape."
- Excerpt: "Garry favors a new formula, to be worked out with teachers' involvement, that will focus on the individual teacher's education and commitment. Moreover, Garry vows to work to overhaul the current furlough system."
- Fiscal Responsibility/Smaller Government
- Excerpt: "Garry is working to identify exactly which government programs and departments fit in with government's core mission, and which have become an unnecessary burden to taxpayers."
- Property Rights
- Excerpt: "Home ownership was a vital component of The American Dream. The mortgage criswas and decline in property values have hit home owners hard. They should not be hit yet again by higher property taxes as governments try to make up for education short falls."
- Engage and Empower
- Excerpt: "Garry wants your feedback on ways to make Georgia politics both transparent and all-inclusive. Together, we will improve voter turnout and citizen participation."
- Georgia Department of Elections list of state senate candidates
- July 20, 2010 Georgia Senate primary results
- Garry Guan official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Garry Guan on Facebook
- Garry Guan on Twitter
- Secretary of State News, "Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Releases Final Decisions on Multiple Candidate Challenges," July 23, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed May 29, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed March 24, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Election results
- Garry Guan and campaign website, "Issues" (dead link)