ATLANTA, March 26 (UPI) --
An Atlanta minister has filed papers with the Federal Elections Commission formalizing his bid to run for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. John Lewis
Rev. Markel Hutchins, who rose to prominence after he advocated the case of an elderly woman who was killed during a botched Atlanta police drug raid, announced the filing Wednesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
Hutchins is the first electoral challenge Lewis, an 11-term congressman, has faced in nearly a decade.
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