Democratic Party of Georgia Statement on Passing of Speaker David Ralston

November 17, 2022

Following the news of Georgia House Speaker David Ralston’s passing, Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Georgia, released the following statement:

“Georgia Democrats join the entire state in mourning Speaker David Ralston. Speaker Ralston was a statesman who led with fairness and honesty, looked for common ground, and always put his commitment to Georgia first. His thoughtful leadership was a constant under the Gold Dome, where he truly embodied our state’s motto: Wisdom, Justice, Moderation. 

“Speaker Ralston will be missed dearly – by those who agreed with him, and by those who often didn’t. We offer our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.”

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