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History in the making:

Willie Talton, chief deputy of the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, will be unopposed in the race for newly created House District 145.

Barring a successful campaign by write-in candidates, Talton could become the first black Republican to serve in the state Legislature since Reconstruction. It was unclear Friday whether he was the only black Republican who qualified this week for a legislative race.

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Erick Erickson
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