Georgia's 1st Congressional District covers 15 counties of Southeast Georgia, including all five counties in Channel 4's viewing area.
Democrats Lesli Rae Messinger won a primary challenge in July 31 primary for the right to face 10-term Republican Congressman Jack Kingston for his seat in U.S. House District 1 in the November General Election.
Messinger was the only candidate to make a video statement for WJXT.
FAMILY: Wife Libby; 4 children
CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: JackKingston.org
Kingston is seeking his 11th term representing the congressional district representing all of Coastal Georgia.
This candidate has not returned WJXT/News4Jax.com's candidate survey.
Lesli Rae Messinger
FAMILY: Husband Nathan Messinger, four stepdaughters and two sons
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