Food for thought: If Barnes jumps in, will that plus possibility of a GOP replacement cause DuBose Porter to reconsider his race for governor
A Dublin City Council member has thrown his hat into the ring to replace longtime state Rep. DuBose Porter in the Georgia House of Representatives.
Matt Hatchett, a local businessman and council member since 1999, would stand for election next year, when Porter has said he will run for governor. Hatchett said in a news release that he will run as a Republican. Porter is the House’s top-ranking Democrat.