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Defeated Dougherty Co. commissioner speaks after election

A defeated Dougherty County commissioner said he remains optimistic about the region's future. (Source: WALB) A defeated Dougherty County commissioner said he remains optimistic about the region's future. (Source: WALB)
District 5 Commissioner Harry James lost his seat by 600 votes to former commissioner Gloria Gaines. (Source: WALB) District 5 Commissioner Harry James lost his seat by 600 votes to former commissioner Gloria Gaines. (Source: WALB)
Harry James (Source: WALB) Harry James (Source: WALB)
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

A defeated Dougherty County commissioner said he remains optimistic about the region's future.

District 5 Commissioner Harry James lost his seat by 600 votes to former commissioner Gloria Gaines.

He said that he's proud of reopening the Southside Library and leaving the county's finances in good shape.

"You always have to be a good collaborator to work across the lines with people you like and you don't like, it's for the common good. And we are pushing for good jobs in Dougherty County," said James.

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