Bob Irvin

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Bob Irvin was an early leader of the modern Republican Party in Georgia in the United States. He served in the Georgia House of Representatives in the 1970s and again in the 1990s.[1] He was the House Republican Leader.[2] He ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 2002, losing to Saxby Chambliss.[3] He attracted attention in early 2005 by publicly calling for Ralph Reed to withdraw from the race for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia.[4]


  1. ^ " - Governor Perdue Announces Executive Appointments". August 19, 2005. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Unhappy Republicans make changes". Rome News-Tribune. AP. November 14, 2000. p. 2. 
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  4. ^ Dick Pettys (June 19, 2005). "Reed makes his first run for office". Spartanburg Herald-Tribune. p. 6.