State Senator Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) announced this week that he will seek re-election to the State Senate in the 2010 elections.  He submitted his official paperwork to “qualify” for re-election on Monday.

Said Mullis, “I am very proud to serve the people of northwest Georgia as their voice in the Senate.  With their support, I have been able to help lead efforts to cut waste out of the state budget, cut taxes on our families, and stand strong for our conservative values.  I humbly ask for their continued support so that I can continue to provide effective, conservative leadership at the State Capitol.”

State Senator Jeff Mullis is widely respected as one of Georgia’s most effective and conservative political leaders.

A member of the Republican Senate leadership team, Sen. Mullis is currently the chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, Chairman of the Transporation Subcommittee of Senate Appropriations, and is a member of Rules, Banking & Financial Institutions, Economic Development, and Public Safety.  He is also a member of the influential "Committee on Assignments." He was recently recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of Georgia’s Top 100 Leaders for his effective, conservative leadership for two years in a row.

Sen. Jeff Mullis was first elected to the State Senate in 2000. Sen. Mullis hails from Chickamauga, and currently serves as an economic developer and community planner. He and his wife, Teresa, have three children and are members of the First Baptist Church of Chickamauga. He represents Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade and Walker counties