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Rep. Delvis Dutton Enters 12th District GOP Race

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Updated: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:28:39 EST

GLENNVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A state lawmaker from rural southeast Georgia has joined the Republican primary race to choose a nominee to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow this fall.

State Rep. Delvis Dutton, a Glennville Republican, on Wednesday announced his campaign for eastern Georgia's 12th Congressional District, which covers 19 counties, including Treutlen, Laurens, Wheeler and Montgomery counties, and includes Augusta, Statesboro, Dublin and Vidalia.

Dutton is a bit of a latecomer to the race, considering primary elections will be held May 20. Two Republican candidates from Augusta — construction company owner Rick W. Allen and former congressional aide John Stone — have been raising money and campaigning since last summer.

Dutton, who owns a business that drills water wells for landowners, was elected to the Legislature in 2010. His statehouse district includes Tattnall, Evans and Wayne counties.

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