Rep. Paulette Rakestraw (R-HD19) has once again earned an “A” rating and endorsement from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF). Art Thomm, State Director, NRA-ILA State and Local Affairs, awarded the endorsement in a letter dated April 26, 2018.
Thomm wrote, “On behalf of NRA members in Georgia House District 19, I am pleased to announce your NRA-PVF “A” rating and endorsement for the 2018 Georgia Primary Election. This endorsement is a reflection of your support on Second Amendment issues…Our members will interpret your “A” rating and endorsement as being a solid pro-gun/pro-hunting candidate who is an advocate for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.”
Rep. Rakestraw, Paulding County’s first female legislator, represents the citizens of District 19 in Paulding County. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 and currently serves as a member of the Appropriations, Regulated Industries, and Small Business Development Committees. She is Secretary of the Juvenile Justice and the Economic Development & Tourism Committees, and also serves as Vice Chairman of the Science & Technology and Special Rules Committees.