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Attorney Bobby Scott announces candidacy, looks to replace Sanford Bishop

Attorney Bobby Scott Attorney Bobby Scott
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A Columbus attorney has announced his candidacy for Georgia's 2nd Congressional District.

Bobby Scott hopes to represent middle and southwest Georgia as he goes up against Congressman Sanford Bishop.

Scott's candidacy comes after what he calls "failed policies" of Sanford Bishop. 

Scott says he hasn’t seen any change since Bishop took office and that's what prompted him to run.

Last week Scott kicked off his campaign in southwest Georgia. He mentioned there were no local grocery stores and no place for residents to shop-- as a result he wants to make a change.

“A career politician is what they do, what they do is just rest on their laurels and cater to the elites but the average person out there again someone in Talbot County has to go to a Family Dollar or go to a gas station to buy food and that’s just not the way it should be,” Scott said.

Scott is also a second generation military family and graduate from Georgia State University.

We reached out to Congressman Sanford Bishop's office for a response, who said they weren't commenting on the campaign yet.

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