INCUMBENT STATE SENATOR JEFF MULLIS WILL APPARENTLY HAVE A REPUBLICAN CHALLENGER IN THE PRIMARIES THIS JULY.  JEREMY JONES OF RINGGOLD HAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL RUN AGAINST MULLIS FOR THE DISTRICT 53 STATE SENATE SEAT.  JONES WAS PLANNING TO RUN FOR THE GEORGIA 9th DISTRICT HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEAT VACATED BY NATHAN DEAL… BUT DECIDED TO RUN FOR THE STATE SENATE POST INSTEAD.  NO WORD ON WHO WILL BE THE DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER.

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