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27 March 2015

State Rep. Ladawn Jones Says She Won't Run for Re-election in 2016

(Rep. Ladawn Jones says she won't be seeking a third term in 2016. Image courtesy Georgia House of Representatives.)
State Representative Ladawn Blackett Jones (D - Atlanta) announced in an email to constituents that her current term will be her last.

"It is with regret that I must inform my constituents in District 62 that I will not seek re-election as State Representative upon the end of the 2016 Legislative Session," Jones wrote in an email. "I must re-shift my priorities to give my children all the support that my parents gave to me.

"I appreciate your support in this transition and promise to complete my term in 2016 with the same enthusiasm as I started."

Jones was first elected to the Georgia General Assembly in 2012, after emerging from a crowded field in the Democratic primary.