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County Commission Chair Candidates Talk Economic Growth

Douglas County GOP Candidates are asked, "If a vibrant economy and future economic development are important to Georgians, what do you view as the keys to providing jobs to support our economy?"

Both Chair candidates, Rita Rainwater and Tom Worthan, answered questions at a candidate forum on June 28.

Rita Rainwater, a former Douglas County Commission Chairman is challenging incumbent and, current Chairman, Tom Worthan.

Rainwater was the Douglas County Commission Chairman from Jan. 1992 to Dec. 2004. She was the county manager of Meriwether County since serving on the Douglas Commission.

Worthan has been the Douglas County Commission Chairman since 2004, defeating Rainwater to earn the seat.

The Republican primary is July 31. The winner of that election will face Democrat Romona Jackson Jones in the Nov. 6 election.

The attached videos are of both candidates answering the following questions, posed by Moderator Perry McGuire:

"If a vibrant economy and future economic development are important to Georgians, what do you view as the keys to providing jobs to support our economy?"

Other Douglasville Patch articles on this matter:

Douglasville Patch will publish more video of the forum over the next few days.

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