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28 March 2012

Representatives Elly Dobbs, Billy Horne, & Sistie Hudson Not Seeking Re-election

A Democratic legislator sent word today that many of her colleagues are beginning to announce they are not seeking re-election this fall.

The legislator wrote in an email that Representatives Elly Dobbs, Billy Horne, & Sistie Hudson have all decided to step down from their respective House seats.

The legislator also confirmed that Rep. Joe Heckstall (D - East Point) is not running again. Other state Representatives leaving the House are Roberta Abdul Salaam (who is running for Clayton County Commission chairman), Mark Hatfield (who is running for state Senate), Gene Maddox (who is retiring), Lynmore James (who is retiring), and Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (who is retiring).