GOP candidate for governor to launch walking tour of Georgia

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TIFTON, Ga. — State Rep. Austin Scott, a Republican candidate for governor in 2010 is embarking on a 1,000-mile "Walk of Georgia" tour.

Scott, of Tifton, plans to start the tour Saturday at Chickamauga in northwest Georgia. The purpose of the walk is "to meet citizens, listen to their concerns, and ask for their support."

According to a statement released Thursday by his campaign, the walking and listening tour will take Scott through 48 Georgia counties and dozens of cities and towns.

The walk is set to conclude on the steps of the Capitol in Atlanta.


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