Democrat Dan Matthews Announces for 113th District House Race
Matthews, a former Patch columnist, made the announcement on his blog.
UPDATE: As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Matthews was listed on the Georgia Secretary of State's Web site as having officially qualified.
Democrat Dan Matthews of Watkinsville has announced his candidacy for the 113th District House race in the June 21 special election to replace Hank Huckaby, new chancellor for the University System of Georgia.
Matthews joins three announced Republicans in the race. Qualifying ends at noon today.
Matthews had been a Patch columnist, but his column is suspended immediately. Patch had no advance notice of Matthews' plans.
A candidate forum is scheduled for June 8.