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Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2022                       

Contact: [email protected] 

 

GEORGIA —Today, Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates announces additional candidate endorsements for the November 8th Midterm Election. PPSEA proudly supports the following candidates who have stood firm in their resolve to fight for sexual and reproductive freedom in one of the most hostile states for abortion rights and access. With so much on the line, our state’s Legislature must be led by those who will put politics aside and represent the interest of the people of Georgia.

 

Statement from Candace Fowler, Board Chair, Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates: 

 

“The stakes could not be higher this November'', says Candace Fowler, Board Chair of Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates. “At a time when right-wing extremists are attacking reproductive rights like never before, Georgia needs champions who will do the work to fortify access to sexual and reproductive health care and protect bodily autonomy. We know, without a doubt, that these candidates, if elected, will bring the full strength of their support to this fight. We are proud to stand behind each one of these candidates to do what’s required to protect abortion rights and everyone’s ability to access essential health care”.

 

Statement from Charlie Bailey, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor:

"I'm proud to have the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates. Georgia's extreme abortion measures must be reversed, and we must codify Roe v. Wade into law to protect the fundamental right to bodily autonomy."

 

Statement from William Boddie, Candidate for Labor Commissioner:

"A woman's right to choose should remain her right and not the government's. As Georgia's next Labor Commissioner, I will not only protect a woman's right to choose, but I will also ensure that she and any person who has to have a medical procedure has paid medical leave."

 

Constitutional Officers

Stacey Abrams Governor

Charlie Bailey Lieutenant Governor

Sen. Jen Jordan Attorney General

Rep. Bee Nguyen Secretary of State

Rep. William Boddie Labor Commissioner

 

Senate Candidates

Nabilah Islam   SD 7

Nikki Merritt   SD 9

Chris Benton   SD 18

Brent Binion   SD 27

Sylvia Bennett   SD 32

Michael Rhett   SD 33

Nan Orrock   SD 36

Sonya Halpern   SD 39

Sally Harrell   SD 40

Kim Jackson   SD 41

Elena Parent   SD 42

Andrew Ferguson   SD 46

Josh Uddin   SD 48

 

House Candidates

Kim Floria   HD 30

Mary Frances Williams HD 37

Terry Cummings   HD 39

Teri Anulewicz   HD 42

Micheal Garza   HD 46

Mary Robichaux   HD 48

Michele Au   HD 50

Esther Panitch   HD 51

Shea Roberts   HD 52

 

House Candidates, cont.

Kelly Coffman HD 53

Betsy Holland HD 54

Stacey Evans HD 57

Park Cannon HD 58

Tanya Miller HD 62

Kim Schofield HD 63

Yasmin Neal HD 79

Scott Holcomb HD 81

Karen Lupton HD 83

Becky Evans HD 89

Dar'shun Kendrick HD 95

Ruwa Romman HD 97

Marvin Lim HD 98

Om Duggal HD 99

Gabe Okoye HD 102

Farooq Mughal HD 105

Shelly Hutchinson HD 106

Sam Park HD 107

Jasmine Clark HD 108

Ryan Cox HD 111

Courtney Driver HD 146

Ariel Phillips HD 147

Madeline Ryan Smith HD 158

Mickey Brockington HD 169

 

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As the organizing, advocacy, and electoral arm of Planned Parenthood Southeast, Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates (PPSEA) engages in electoral activities including voter education and mobilization. We believe elected officials should support policies and programs that help women and their families make responsible choices about the prevention of unintended pregnancies and plan for healthy families. PPSEA works to educate and mobilize the public and elect lawmakers who support these policies.

Tags: Elections_2022, Georgia