April 8, 1972 |
|Children||Ellie Lu and Thomas|
Franklin Randolph Knight, Jr. (born April 8, 1972) is an American ecologist, businessman, and a Democratic Party politician in Georgia. He ran for Senate to replace incumbent Saxby Chambliss, but was defeated in the Democratic Primary.
He currently lives with his wife and two children in Atlanta, Georgia.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Rand was the first son of Judy Mozen and Randy Knight. Rand attended The Westminster Schools in Atlanta from kindergarten through graduation.
2008 U.S. Senate campaign
In June, 2007, Rand announced his candidacy for United States Senate. Knight ultimately won almost 6% of the vote in the primary, and endorsed former rival Jim Martin before the runoff against Vernon Jones.
- "Rand Knight Announces". Retrieved 2007-12-13.
- "The deal on Rand Knight: His press release and bio". Retrieved 2007-12-13.
- "Knight for US Senate - Press Release" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-14.
- "Georgia Election Results". Retrieved 2008-07-16.
- "Jones, Martin exchange accusations as runoff nears". Retrieved 2008-07-22.
- Rand Knight for Senate 2008
- Rand Knight Announces: Blog for Democracy
- GA-Sen - 2008 Race Tracker
- Daily Kos: An Ecologist Running for Senate in Georgia