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Briefs filed for Albany man trying to run for State House

James Williams continues to fight to keep his name on the ballot for the state house race. (Source: WALB) James Williams continues to fight to keep his name on the ballot for the state house race. (Source: WALB)
The attorney for James Williams submitted briefs to an Administrative Law Judge this week. (Source: WALB) The attorney for James Williams submitted briefs to an Administrative Law Judge this week. (Source: WALB)
James Williams (Source: WALB) James Williams (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Less than a week before election day, a state house candidate continues his fight to keep his name on the ballot.

The attorney for James Williams submitted briefs to an Administrative Law Judge this week.

MORE: Albany man fights to keep his name on ballot for state house race

He qualified as the only Democrat to run in District 151, but he claims the Secretary of State's office changed his voter registration to District 154 without notifying him.

The state said that a redistricting error by Dougherty County officials placed Williams in the wrong district for years.

It wasn't discovered until Republican Representative Gerald Greene filed a challenge.

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