The Rutherford County Election Commission has informed candidate Shawn Kaplan that current incumbent, Mrs. Joyce Ealy, has decided to seek retirement and withdraw her candidacy in the District 19 County Commission race. Kaplan who announced his candidacy two weeks ago on February 14th will be unopposed in the August 7th elections.
“My family and I are very excited to hear the news. There has been extensive time, work, and support put into my campaign up to this point and I am excited to begin concentrating those same energies and time serving the citizens of our county” Kaplan said. “Mrs. Ealy has been a wonderful and faithful servant of our community for 24 years and it is a huge honor to continue in her place.”
Shawn, and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Riverbend with their two children, Eliana 4 and Stella 1 month and attend Christian Life Church where they are on the leadership team. Those interested in learning more about Shawn should visit www.ShawnMKaplan.com