Georgia House of Representatives Race 2018

Georgia House Races: A Quick Guide

By: Kirsten Floyd  September, 30 2018

Election night will be on November 6 for the 2018 midterm elections. There are 33 candidates running for the 14 Georgia Congressional Districts.

 

SNAPSHOT

  • Candidate Name

    • Political Affiliation

    • Interesting facts

 

District 1

  • Buddy Carter

    • Republican

    • Health Care Professional, & Businessman; plans as a member of congress is to co-sponsor the Fair Tax and create a simpler,fairer, and flatter tax code to build a stronger economy

 

  • Lisa Ring

    • Democratic

    • Former Corrections Officer & State Committee Member; plans as a member of congress to fight for all hard-working families to get the pay and benefits they’ve earned and to support labor union organizing


 

District 2

  • Sanford Bishop

    • Democratic

    • Senior Member of Veterans Affairs & Served House Committee on Agriculture; plans as a member of congress he will continue working to ensure that soldiers have the best weapons,body armor,equipment, materials and family support to successfully accomplish their mission

 

  • Herman West Jr.

    • Republican

    • Pastor & Vietnam War Veteran; plans as a member of congress he wants to increase the availability of our healthcare system along with educational opportunities


 

District 3

  • Drew Ferguson

    • Republican

    • Dental Practitioner & Serves on the committee on the budget ;plans as a member of congress to balance the nation’s budget and reining out of control debt

 

  • Chuck Enderlin

    • Democratic

    • Airline Pilot & USMC Veteran; plans as a member of congress to fight every instance of inequality matter how it is disguised.

 

District 4

  • Hank Johnson

    • Democratic

    • Former member of House Armed Services Committee & Member of Judiciary Committee; plans as a member of Congress he will continue to support efforts to rid our criminal justice system of discriminatory practices

 

  • Joe Profit

    • Republican

    • Minister & Ex- Football Player; plans as a member of congress to reduce deficit spending and put people to work with good paying jobs

 

District 5

  • John Lewis

    • Democratic

    • Co-author & Senior Chief Deputy Whip of Democratic Party; plans as a member of Congress to provide all the funding necessary to fund a comprehensive response to the Zika virus

  • David McCaigue

    • Libertarian

    • Ex-Sales man & Airport Construction Firm Consultant ; plans as a member of Congress to have a smaller government and lower taxes

 

District 6

  • Karen Handel

    • Republican

    • House Judiciary Committee & Chairman of Fulton County Board of Commissioners; plans as a member of Congress wants to promote PROSPER(Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and prosperity through education reform, which will focus on increasing non- traditional career and work study program options

 

  • Lucy Mcbath

    • Democratic

    • Gun-Control Activist & Retired Airline flight Attendant; plans as a member of Congress to be a strong voice in support of the State of Israel

 

  • Jeremy Stubbs ( Write- In)

 

District 7

  • Rob Woodall

    • Republican

    • Ex Chief of Staff ; plans as a member of Congress he will work to pass common-sense legislation that relies more on innovation and careful use of our scarce financial resources than on tax increases

 

  • Carolyn Bourdeaux

    • Democratic

    • Ex- Senate Senate Budget Director & Ex- Congressional Aide; plans as a member of Congress to fight for women’s health and this making sure we have insurance coverage for maternity care and contraceptives

 

District 8

  • Austin Scott

    • Republican

    • Insurance Brokerage & Businessman; plans as a member of Congress he will advocate on behalf of our ranchers and farmers in rural America

 

  • Jimmy Cooper

    • Progressive

    • Progressive Activist & Volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign; plans as a member of Congress to reduce human caused climate change

 

District 9

  • Doug Collins

    • Republican

    • Active in Air Force Reserve; plans as a member of Congress to hold carries accountable and work to expand broadband access at local and federal levels

 

  • Josh McCall

    • Democratic

    • Teacher; plans as a member of Congress to advocate for our aging population to receive the return on their taxpayer investment and ensure that seniors have decent and dignified living.

 

  • Robin Gilmer

    • Libertarian

    • Auditor & ‘14 PSC Nominee; plans as a member of Congress to smaller the government and lower taxes

 

  • Clifford Baxter ( Write- In)

 

District 10

  • Jody Hice

    • Republican

    • Minister & Businessman; plans as a member of Congress to reduce our dependence for energy from hostile foreign countries

  • Tabitha Johnson - Green

    • Democratic

    • Nurse; plans as a member of Congress to reform campaign finance laws that undermine democracy for the benefit of the rich

 

District 11

  • Barry Loudermilk

    • Republican

    • Business Owner & Historian; plans as a member of Congress to promote the BUILD (The Building Up Independence Lives and Dreams) Act which will allow nonprofits to choose whether to use the truth in lending, good estimate faith , and HUD - 1 forms instead of the more complicated TRID forms

 

  • Flynn Broady Jr.

    • Democratic

    • Attorney & Iraq War Veteran’ plans as a member of Congress to remove simple possession of cannabis from a person’s record , if that's their only felony

 

District 12

  • Rick Allen

    • Republican

    • Business Owner; plans as a member of Congress to simplify and improve student aid and promote access to post-  secondary education

  • Francys Johnson

    • Democratic

    • Ex-State NAACP President & Minister; plans as a member of Congress to be able to have our children complete college or technical education without debt

 

  • Brian Brown (Write-In): Frequent Candidate


 

District 13

  • David Scott

    • Democratic

    • Public Prosecutor; plans as a member of Congress to funding for the arts and humanities for my constituents by ensuring the government programs are fully funded.

  • David Callahan

    • Republican

    • Part-Time Driver & Ex- Printer; plans as a member of Congress to promote the value and sanctity of all life

  • Martin Cowen

    • Libertarian

    • Retired Attorney & Ex- County Probate Judge’

 

District 14

  • Tom Graves

    • Republican

    • Real Estate Investor; plans as a member of Congress to slash harmful regulations, streamline outdated agency processes, and free families and businesses to achieve their dream

  • Steve Foster

    • Democratic

    • Physician & Businessman

*All candidate information sourced from http://www.politics1.com/ga.htm

 

Viewing the Georgia candidates running for a position of the U.S. Congress will give voters more insight on potential congressmen and women. An interactive map can be found on our Georgia House of Representatives home page for voters to see who is running in their district. Early voting for Georgia starts on October 15 and ends on November 5. Election day is November 6.

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