Georgia House of Representatives , District 178
DeWitt is a 21-year member of the Jesup City Council. Prior to his retirement he served as Manager of Environmental Affairs for Rayonier Performance Fibers. He also served 25 years in the Georgia Army National Guard, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Corps of Engineers. DeWitt and his wife Melissa have one child.
DeWitt details his qualifications and campaign themes in a video on his website.
DeWitt and three other candidates were defeated by Chad Nimmer (R) in the February 15, 2011 special election to the Georgia House of Representatives District 136. Both Georgia special elections held an open primary. All candidates will appeared on the February 15 ballot along with their party affiliation. Since Nimmer received more than 50% of the vote, the election will not proceed to a run-off on March 15.
324 Dreamland Street
Jesup, GA, 31545
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- The Florida Times-Union, "Five seek Georgia House District 178 seat," December 21, 2010