Larry Walker

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Incumbent

Background

Larry Walker earned a BA in finance from the University of Georgia. He has represented District 20 in the Georgia State Senate since 2015. Walker is the Majority Caucus Vice Chairman and currently chairs the State Senate’s Agriculture Committee [1]. Walker has served as CEO of Walker Insurance Agency for 26 years [4]. He formerly chaired the Perry Downtown Development Authority and the Middle Georgia Technical College Board [2].

Key Issues

Economy

Walker supports establishing tax credits to attract businesses to middle Georgia and cutting income taxes to increase employment [2].

Healthcare

Walker advocates for improved access to rural hospitals, emphasizing this during the COVID-19 pandemic [2].

Agriculture

Walker supports strengthening the water use metering program [2].

Veterans

Walker believes in creating military economic opportunity zones to provide veterans with employment opportunities [2].

Education

Walker promotes increased teacher salaries and expanded workforce development [2].

Reproductive Rights

Walker is pro-life, having supported the Heartbeat Bill preventing abortions from being passed [2].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Georgia State Senate
2 Larry Walker for State Senate 
3 Ballotpedia
4 LinkedIn
5 VoteSmart