Meet David

David Shafer has been a grassroots Republican leader for nearly 30 years. He has also been a campaign manager, a candidate and an elected official.

David has the passion and experience to lead our Republican Party.
In 1991, at the age of 25, David was named Executive Director of the Georgia Republican Party.  During the 1992 and 1994 elections, we went from one Republican congressman – Newt Gingrich – to eight and from zero Republican statewide elected officials to a majority.
David served sixteen years in the State Senate and was elected three times by his peers to the body’s highest office, President Pro Tempore.  As a State Senator, he was a strong supporter of the Republican Party and Republican candidates.
David is a conservative.  When he ran statewide in 2018, he was endorsed by Newt Gingrich, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Citizens for Trump, National Rifle Association, Georgia Right To Life and many other conservative groups and leaders.