The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
Carolyn Bourdeaux has won the race for Georgia's 7th Congressional District, the Associated Press reports.
106 women will serve in the next U.S. House and 25 women will serve in the next U.S. Senate.
Georgia’s Democratic Party chairperson will soon have a new job. Voters elected her to serve Georgia Congressional District 5, the seat held by the late Rep. John Lewis.
New York Democrats Mondaire Jones and Ritchie Torres have become the first openly gay Black men to be elected to Congress.
Use the map below to view the electoral voting results for Georgia in the 2020 Election.
Democrat Lucy McBath will be serving a second term representing Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, the Associated Press projects.
Ballots continue to be counted, but already there are some winners to announce for U.S. House representing Georgia.
Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican businesswoman known to have peddled in racist tropes and baseless QAnon conspiracy theories, has been formally voted in to represent Georgia’s 14th Congressional District on Tuesday.
Democrat Lucy McBath is vying for a second term in Georgia’s 6th District and is running against Republican Karen Handel, whom McBath unseated in 2018.
Republican Rich McCormick seeks to hold on to suburban Atlanta’s 7th District for his party as Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux tries to win a district she lost by fewer than 500 votes to retiring GOP Rep. Rob Woodall in 2018.
While Democrats have a strong chance of holding onto the House, Republicans still hope to pick up a handful of seats.
Even after gaining 41 seats in the U.S. House in 2018, Democrats believe there are chances to pick up more this year, including in the fast-growing suburbs northeast of Atlanta that make up Georgia’s 7th Congressional District.
U.S. Sen Kelly Loeffler will be hitting the campaign trail again Thursday with fellow Georgia Republican and congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has peddled in racist tropes and baseless QAnon conspiracy theories.
The Democratic nominee for the 7th District Congressional seat, Carolyn Bourdeaux held a news conference Tuesday with other party officials, calling for the Secretary of state to take action. This comes after long lines plagued many voters Monday on the first day of early voting.
Republican Angela Stanton-King knows her outspoken support for Donald Trump is dragging down her longshot candidacy in the South’s most Democratic congressional district, but she’s not walking away from the president.
More than $1 million dollars and 30,000 ballots later, Georgia voters will be sending someone to Congress amid hopes that a month in Washington is worth it.
After John Lewis held an Atlanta-centered congressional seat for 34 years, the next occupant may not be a member of Congress for even 34 days.
After state party leaders handed her the Democratic nomination for an Atlanta congressional seat previously held by the late Rep. John Lewis, state Sen. Nikema Williams has declined a debate against her long-shot Republican opponent.
Kevin Van Ausdal, the Democratic candidate for the open U.S. House District 14 seat in northwest Georgia announced Friday he is dropping out of the race against controversial Republican businesswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene.