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Elly Dobbs, Others Retire from State House

Numerous retirements were announced yesterday at the Georgia House of Representatives. State Rep. Elly Dobbs (D-Atlanta) had been redistricted into a district with State Rep. Sheila Jones (D-Atlanta), which would have forced the two to run against each other. State Rep. Sistie Hudson (D-Sparta), who had been redistricted into a district with State Rep. Mack Jackson (D-Sandersville), also announced her […]

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Benfield to Leave Legislature, Was Paired with Incumbent

By Shane Patrick Cunningham, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News. ¬† (APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (D-Decatur) announced on February 22, 2012, that she would not be running for reelection this year and that she would begin serving as Executive Director of GreenLaw. Benfield is one of twelve Democratic legislators, in addition to eight Republican legislators, who […]

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