Cumming— Sheri Smallwood Gilligan publically announces her intention to qualify as a
Republican for the election for Georgia House District 24. Citing failed leadership in Atlanta, Mrs.
Gilligan, a conservative leader and activist, said she looks forward to uniting all of Forsyth
County in her bid for the House.
Sheri Gilligan graduated from Forsyth County High School in 1981, back then she was known as
Sheri Smallwood. For generations, her families were poor dirt farmers off of Franklin Goldmine
Rd. Her parents sacrificed so that she could have opportunities that they never had. Sheri
graduated from the University of Georgia and went on to work for the CIA.
Her work with the Central Intelligence Agency helped protect us from national threats. Now
Sheri Gilligan wants to protect you from overbearing tyrannical government. Now more than
ever we need a new leader, one not beholden to politics over sound constitutional
“I have been overwhelmed and humbled by the outpouring of support from the community.
This is my home. I love my county and my state. We have to come together united and stand
up for our conservative, pro-family, pro-God values.“ stated Gilligan.
Sheri Gilligan will focus much of her campaign on providing ethical & accountable leadership. If
elected, she will fight Obamacare and Common Core. She believes that the best government is
a small government. Fiscally, Sheri will work to end the income tax and lower our tax burden
while maintaining our way of life.
“I will listen to you. Over the next 80 days I will engage in a door to door listening tour. I want
to hear your concerns, and if given the privilege, will be your voice in Atlanta.”
Sheri, and her husband will celebrate 23 years of marriage this fall. They have four adult
children and two grandchildren. The Gilligans worship, and are active members, at First