Home: Henry County
Occupation: Owner Jonesboro Rental Center
Experience: No political experience.
Education: Forest Park High School, 1975; attended Clayton State; attended Baptist University of America in Decatur
Family: Married with two children.
Home: Milner, Ga., in Lamar County
Occupation: Broker/owner Traditions Realty
Experience: Chairman of Lamar County Commission, 1998-2002. First Republican elected county-wide in Lamar County. Chairman of Lamar County Republican Party several times. Served on Republican Party state committee. Retired Army Infantry lieutenant colonel
Education: Gordon Military College in Barnesville, 1970; Gordon Military College, associate degree, 1972; Fort Valley State, BA, political science, 1977; Mississippi State University, master's in political science, 1988; Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 1989
Family: Wife, Joy Weldon Kingsley, married 41 years; two grown children, Kristin and John; one grandchild.
Home: Grantville, Ga.
Occupation: U.S. congressman
Experience: Served 12 years in the Georgia House, where he rose to Republican leader when the Republicans were the minority party. He has been in the U.S. House since 2005 and serves on the House Financial and Select Committee on Intelligence.
Education: Therrell High School; attended Georgia State University.
Family: Wife, Joan, three children and seven grandchildren.