New Report Estimates $220 Million in Economic Impact
A new report released today found that Georgia stands to reap major economic benefits from an earlier presidential primary. According to the report from Emory University finance professor Thomas More Smith, moving Georgia up to fourth in the presidential primary schedule in 2024 could generate $220 million and 2,200 new jobs in campaign spending alone. As the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, the massive benefits of an early primary have Democrats, Republicans, small business owners, and economists alike rallying behind the new proposed schedule.
Read more about how an early presidential primary would be a boon for Georgia’s economy:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: How an earlier presidential primary could juice Georgia’s economy
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