BREAKING: Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson to resign at end of 2019

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Sen Isakson resigns
Sen Isakson resigns

MARIETTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – US Senator Johnny Isakson announced his resignation effective December 31, 2019. This comes from a press release.

“After much prayer and consultation with my family and my doctors, I have made the very tough decision to leave the U.S. Senate at the end of this year. I have informed Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today that I will resign my Senate seat.”

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Isakson’s Senate term ends in 2022. This leaves a three-year vacancy in his seat.

Isakson was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013.

Sen Isakson letter to Gov Kemp