AJC.com: Paul Broun 2.0? Ex-lawmaker wins surprise VP nod from Georgia Constitution Party

Paul Broun

By Tamar Hallerman, AJC.com, June 16th, 2016:

Is a political rebirth for former U.S. Rep. Paul Broun underway, this time as a third-party candidate? Maybe, from what we can tell.

Weeks after his Republican primary loss in the Ninth Congressional District, the tea party darling has resurfaced, this time as the vice presidential nominee for the Constitution Party of Georgia.

Word’s getting out now that the party made the surprise decision at its state convention in McDonough on June 10, choosing to dither from Utah university administrator Scott Bradley, who was selected as the VP pick at the national party’s convention in April.

The group highlighted Broun’s Capitol Hill track record on taxes, the debt ceiling and abortion in its announcement. But just as pertinent is Broun’s name recognition throughout the state:

Read the rest of the article here. 

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