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12th District hopefuls speak to Bulloch Republican Party
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Four of five Republican candidates in the race for Georgia’s 12th District Congressional seat visited Statesboro Thursday, meeting and greeting a group of about 60 citizens at RJ’s Steak and Seafood.Rick W. Allen, Georgia State Rep. Lee Anderson, Wright McLeod and Maria Sheffield answered questions and spoke at the forum sponsored by the Bulloch County Republican Party. Candidate Brian Nafarrete did not attend.The candidates are vying for the chance to oppose incumbent Congressman John Barrow, who spoke to citizens Friday in a visit to Statesboro. The primary is set for July 31 and the general election is Nov. 6.Barrow, a Democrat, was first elected to Congress in 2004.
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