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Mark Williams Announces New Campaign Manager

Community leader Paula Hastings will help lead the campaign for the state rep candidate of District 96.

State House District 96 candidate Mark Williams announced Friday that community leader Paula Hastings will serve as the campaign manager for his campaign this fall. 

"I am very happy that Paula Hastings will serve as my campaign manager," said Williams in a press release. "She is a very hard worker who will help us organize this effort throughout the district."

“Mark Williams is the right choice for new leadership,” said Hastings, who is a former planning commissioner, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post. “He’s proven as a private citizen that he will get things done for our community, and that’s exactly what we need now.  We need new leadership and we need people who accomplish things, not just play politics.”

Williams, a Republican, will be running against incumbent Democrat Pedro Marin. District 96 represents parts of Duluth and Norcross.

Williams is the president of Printing Trade Company based in Norcross, and is making his first bid for elected office. He is a lifelong Duluth resident.

Williams has served as the Chairman of the Gwinnett Place CID and is successfully leading much of the revitalization effort for that area, according to the press release. He has served as president of the Cardinal Lake homeowner association, one of Gwinnett’s oldest and largest homeowner associations. He is the co-founder of the Foster Children’s Foundation that provides educational and material assistance to help foster families across Georgia.

He also has been involved in bringing new businesses to Gwinnett by serving on the Board of Directors of both the Duluth Merchants Association and the Norcross Merchants Association.

See also:

  • H.K. Dido: Republican Candidate for Gwinnett School Board, District 5
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  • Patch Poll: Dems say Convention Gave Obama a Bounce, GOP Less Likely to Think the Events Matter
  • Local Businessman Announces Bid for 96th District
  • Duluth, Norcross Candidates Qualify

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