June 20, 2017


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today following Karen Handel’s victory in the special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District:

“We congratulate Karen Handel on her hard-fought victory, and we were proud to stand with the Georgia Chamber and Greater North Fulton Chamber to support her campaign,” said Rob Engstrom, national political director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “Karen will be an important ally who will help advance a pro-growth agenda on behalf of America’s job creators.”

Background on U.S. Chamber involvement:

On April 25, 2017, the U.S. Chamber endorsed Handel at an event in Alpharetta, Georgia.

The Chamber ran two TV ads in this race in addition to engaging voters with digital, radio, and print advertising.