McKoon announces candidacy for state senate

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Josh McKoon, former Muscogee County GOP Chair and local attorney,  announced his candidacy for the State Senate on Tuesday at the Columbus Consolidated Government Center.

The seat has been held by local attorney Seth Harp for the last 9 years and he is vacating the post to run for Insurance Commissioner.

McKoon's announcement at the Government Center will touch off a day long tour of the district with stops in Hamilton at 2 PM and LaGrange at 4 PM.

There will also be an announcement of the campaign steering committee at that time.