Former Douglasville Mayor Mickey Thompson formally announced his candidacy for the new Georgia House District 66 seat at a meeting of Douglas County Republicans last Saturday, according to the Douglas County Sentinel.
“Today, I am announcing my candidacy, as a Republican, for the newly created Georgia House of Representatives District 66 seat,” Thompsontold the group, according to the Sentinel. “My wife, Janice, and I have lived in Douglas County for almost 40 years. We have one daughter and three grandsons.”
on Douglasville Patch on Jan. 1.
Republican Bob Snelling also announced that he will be a candidate for House District 66, representing Douglas County and portions of Paulding County.
Snelling represented Douglas County from 1995 until 2003 as a state representative. He chose not to run for re-election when the Democratic
majority realigned him and Rep. Bill Hembree into the same district.
Mike Miller has also filed his declaration of intent with state.
According to Miller's website, "Michael J. Miller grew up in Douglasville, Georgia, where he attended , , and graduated with honors from in 1990. Mike is proud to be a product of the ."
The website continues: "Today, Mike is the managing attorney with the Douglasville firm of Miller & Hightower, P.C. where he operates a small business and practices in the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense, probate, and administrative law. Mike has been a legal advocate for thousands of individuals and businesses in the West Georgia Area over the past twelve years."
Miller also has a Facebook page for his campaign.
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