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Tift County Chamber of Commerce host candidate forum

Keri Jones, Government Relations Chairman Keri Jones, Government Relations Chairman
TIFT CO., GA (WALB) -

The Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce is giving local candidates a chance to introduce themselves to the public.

 The chamber hosted a candidate forum at the UGA Tifton Campus.
  Councilwoman Julie Smith is running against Mayor Jamie Cater in the mayor's race.
  City council candidates Jack Folk in District 2 and Frank Sayles, Junior in District 4 don't have opposition, but they were also there tonight to tell voters what they hope to accomplish.

"We just thought this was a great opportunity for our community to meet the candidates, to get involved in the process to learn a little bit more and hopefully encourage them to go vote,” said Keri Jones, Government Relations Chairman.    

 Early voting begins October 12th.
 Election Day is November 3rd.

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