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County Commission Chair Candidates Answer TSPLOST Questions

With the upcoming Transportation Investment Act vote on July 31, also known as TSPLOST, where do you stand on that issue regarding our state, region and Douglas County?

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Both Chair candidates, Rita Rainwater and Tom Worthan, answered questions at a candidate forum Monday night.

Rita Rainwater, a former Douglas County Commission Chairman is challenging incumbent and, current Chairman, Tom Worthan.

Rainwater was the Douglas County Commission Chairman from Jan. 1992 to Dec. 2004. She was the county manager of Meriwether County since serving on the Douglas Commission.

Worthan has been the Douglas County Commission Chairman since 2004, defeating Rainwater to earn the seat.

The Republican primary is July 31. The winner of that election will face Democrat Romona Jackson Jones in the Nov. 6 election.

The attached videos are of both candidates answering the following questions, posed by Moderator Perry McGuire:

"With the upcoming Transportation Investment Act vote on July 31, also known as TSPLOST, where do you stand on that issue regarding our state, region and Douglas County? How will a failed TSPLOST vote impact Douglas County? And what would you do to advance transportation projects?"

Other Douglasville Patch articles on this matter:

Douglasville Patch will publish more video of the forum over the next few days.

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