DICK­ER­SON

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“In talk­ing with peo­ple and read­ing and be­ing out in the neigh­bor­hoods, I feel the peo­ple in district 95 are con­cerned about (th­ese is­sues),” she said. “My is­sues are the peo- ple’s is­sues.”

Dick­er­son, 57, a New Orleans na­tive, grad­u­ated from South­ern Uni­ver­sity with a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion. She is cur­rently a mem­ber of the Lead­er­ship Rock­dale class, the Rock­dale Ro­tary club, vice pres­i­dent of the Brent­wood Home­owner’s As­so­ci­a­tion, vice pres­i­dent in the Na­tional Coaltion for the 100 Black Women or­ga­ni­za­tion and a for­mer board mem­ber of the Rock­dale chap­ter of the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety.

New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice in­ves­ti­ga­tor An­drea “An­dre” Cooper has also thrown in his hat for the District 95 race.

The seat is cur­rently held by Rep. Toney Collins, who said he is run­ning again.

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