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9th District GOP Chairman Rebecca Yardley to run for Georgia GOP Chairman

By Lawson Smith Reporter

9th district GOP Chairman Rebecca Yardley announced Thursday that she will be running for the Chairmanship of the Georgia Republican Party. 

“Our Party deserves a chairman who is fully focused on taking the steps required to win Georgia elections,” Yardley said in a press release. “I’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible work done on the county and district levels. Now it’s time to have our top leadership at the state match the same energy, concentration, and drive shown by our local members daily.”

Yardley has been an active resident in White County for 21 years and has served as chairman of the Gateway Theatre Company. She was elected as a delegate to the 2020 National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Yardley is also a former Chairman of the White County Republican Party. 

“If elected, I pledge to remain conservative, honest, and passionately committed to the wise development of our Party, its infrastructure, and disposition of its resources, '' she said. “Together, we will win the necessary battles in the rural and metro counties to secure victories for Republicans. Let this chairman’s race serve as our notice to the Democrat Party to send their billions of dollars from New York and California elsewhere because their efforts in Georgia will be wasted in 2024.”

Yardley attended Valdosta State University and is employed with the White County School System. She is married to her husband Kris, and she has two daughters, Ansleigh and Peyton. The Yardleys are members of Concord Baptist Church.

For more information about Rebecca and her platform please visit

A press release from Yardley said she has gained the endorsements of the following: 

  • State Senator Steve Gooch
  • State Senator Bo Hatchett
  • State Senator-Elect Shelly Echols
  • State Representative Victor Anderson
  • State Representative Stan Gunter
  • State Representative Will Wade
  • State Representative Marcus Wiedower
  • State Representative-Elect Bethany Ballard 
  • 1st District Republican Party Chairman, Bill Edgy
  • 4th District Republican Party Chairman, Rachel Little
  • 8th District Republican Party Chairman, Chan Jones
  • 10th District Republican Party Chairman, James Cooper  
  • Under 80K Chairman, Kathy Hurley
  • State Committee Member, Carl Blackburn
  • State Committee Member, Fran Blackburn
  • State Committee Member, Kevin Harris
  • State Committee Member, Ed Henderson
  • State Committee Member, Gary Longueuil
  • State Committee Member, Julianne Thompson
  • State Committee Member, Andrew Turnage
  • State Committee Member, Theresa Webb
  • State Committee Member, Michael Williams 
  • War Town YR Chair and State Committee Member, Brittany Bennett
  • Republican Party Chairman Banks County, Ron Hooper
  • Republican Party Chairman Berrien County and State Committee Member, Keith Stone
  • Republican Party Chairman Calhoun County, Donna Wilkinson
  • Republican Party Chairman Effingham County, Brittany Dasher
  • Republican Party Chairman Franklin County, Angela Whidby
  • Republican Party Chairman Habersham County, David Sosby
  • Republican Party Chairman Hall County, James Gisonna
  • Republican Party Chairman Hart County, Christopher NeSmith
  • Republican Party Chairman Houston County, Donna Sant
  • Republican Party Chairman Liberty County, Alan Preble
  • Republican Party Chairman Lumpkin County, Katherine James
  • Republican Party Chairman Madison County, Bruce Azevedo
  • Republican Party Chairman of Coffee County GOP Chairman and 3rd Vice Chairman of 8th District, Chris  Papierz
  • Republican Party Chairman Pickens County, Chris Mora
  • Republican Party Chairman Rabun County, Ed Fickey
  • Republican Party Chairman Stephens County, Kellie Austin
  • Republican Party Chairman Towns County, Betsy Young
  • Republican Party Chairman Union County, Dena Gooch
  • Republican Party Chairman White County, Ron Webb
  • 1st Vice Chairman of Chatham Republican Party, Carrie Johnson
  • Chairman of Republican Women of Hall County, Betty Fisher
  • Chairman of the North Georgia Young Republicans, James King
  • Cobb County Young Republican Chairman, DeAnna Harris
  • Former 10th District Republican Party Chairman, Brian Burdette
  • Former Candidate for Lt. Governor, Jeanne Seaver
  • Former Chairman of the Georgia Young Republicans, Jade Morey
  • Former Congressional Candidate CD 9, Michael Boggus
  • Former Congressional Candidate CD 9/Talk Show Radio Host, Martha Zoller
  • Former Floyd County Chairman, Layla Shipman
  • Former Forsyth County Chairman/Former 9th District Congressional Candidate, Ethan Underwood
  • Former Under 80K Republican Chairman, Ashley Gilles
  • Former US Senate Candidate, Kelvin King
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Amy Covington
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, James Hall
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Lucretia Hughes Klucken
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Surrea Ivy
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Janelle King
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Dave Klucken
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Debbie Whelchel
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Ron Winkowski
  • Republican Grassroots Leader, Justin Wright

Listen to Yardley's full interview on WDUN's The Martha Zoller Show by clicking this link.

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  • Associated Tags: White County , Rebecca Yardley, Georgia Elections , GOP 9th District
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