Interview with John Padgett, October 9, 2017
Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project
John Padgett grew up as a Republican in Athens and has served in various roles in local and state party politics, including as Chairman of the Athens-Clarke County Republican Party, as Chairman of the 11th and 12th Congressional District Republican Party and as Secretary of the Georgia Republican Party. In 2013, Padgett ran a campaign for state party chair against B.J. Van Gundy and Alex Johnson on the platform of reenergizing grassroots politics, increasing fundraising efforts, bridging divides within the party and recruiting more conservative candidates.
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John Padgett and Ashton Ellett, “Interview with John Padgett, October 9, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 8, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL425TPGA/RBRL425TPGA-014.