Incumbent state Rep. Timothy Barr, R-Lawrenceville, has defeated Democratic challenger Clifton Marshall in the state House District 103 race as of early Wednesday, Nov. 4.
“It has truly been my honor to serve in the Georgia House of Representatives, and I am grateful to the voters of District 103 for reelecting me,” Barr said in a statement. “I would also like to say thank you to all of the volunteers who helped us spread our positive message. My top priority will continue to be limiting government and actively knocking down barriers so that all Georgians have the best opportunity to succeed. Together, we will have a stronger economy, stronger families and a stronger Georgia.”
The 39-year-old construction company owner, who took office in 2013, will start his new term Jan. 1. District 103 includes portions of North Gwinnett and South Hall.
Marshall said he believes COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and challenges, plus “me being a relative unknown, really hurt me” in the race.
“I was pleased with the overall turnout,” he said. “It was a learning experience. I learned a few things not to do and things I should be doing.”
Marshall also didn’t dismiss a future run, especially with potential redistricting after the 2020 census.
Georgia House of Representatives, District 103
Timothy Barr: 67.65%
Clifton Marshall: 32.35%