Limestone County Commissioner Jason Black formally announced his campaign for Alabama House of Representatives District 2 on Tuesday.

The HD2 seat is currently held by State Rep. Lynn Greer (R-Rogersville) who is not running for re-election.

“We need to maintain conservative leadership in Alabama,” Black said. “Rep. Greer has done a wonderful job for our area. We need another pro-business, pro-growth representative to continue that legacy.

“The federal government and the Biden administration are encroaching on our rights. We need strong leaders in Montgomery that will push back against this liberal overreach. Whether it is Biden’s liberal social policies or his out-of-control inflation, it is obvious that everything he does is wrong. Unfortunately, it is now up to the states to preserve our Second Amendments rights, promote family values, and protect our elections. We need a conservative with a backbone. That’s me.”

Black was first elected to the Limestone County Commission in 2014 and to a second term in 2018.

“I’ve loved serving as a county commissioner, but it was never my intention to make it a career,” Black said. “We’ve been highly successful in landing projects such as Polaris Industries, Bocar, Carpenter Technology, Mazda-Toyota, and GE Aviation, but now it’s time to give someone else a chance on the commission.”

Kimberly Butler, Ben Harrison, and Terrance L. Irelan are also running in the Republican primary for the open Alabama House seat.  

The Republican primary will be on May 24.

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