Local Democrats boost party candidates during Thursday news conference in Albany

Joyce Barlow, left, Democratic candidate for Georgia House District 151, and state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims, D-Dawson, spoke at a Thursday news conference sponsored by the Georgia Democratic Party.

ALBANY — Democrats took to the podium in Albany on Thursday to promote party candidates around the region and state and blast Republican policies they said are “too extreme” for Georgia voters.

Speakers for the “Too Extreme GOP” tour, sponsored by the Georgia Democratic Party, stop in Albany included state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims of Dawson and state House District 151 candidate Joyce Barlow, who is challenging Republican incumbent Mike Cheokas in the November election.

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