Press Release: Rep. Scott Holcomb and Sen. Nan Orrock Join 10 Fellow State Legislators in Endorsing Carolyn Bourdeaux for GA-07
CNN: Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights
Today, State Representative Scott Holcomb and State Senator Nan Orrock announced their endorsements of Carolyn Bourdeaux for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District.
“Carolyn has proven that she has what it takes to win this seat and I’m proud to support her,” said Rep. Scott Holcomb. “I’ve known her since before she entered politics, and I was thrilled when she ran in 2018. Thanks to her strong campaign and work to bring our area’s communities together through grassroots organizing, she made this race far closer than it’s ever been. Now, I’m confident that she will finish the job in 2020. She will be a terrific legislator and a strong voice for the 7th Congressional District.”
11 Alive: Women dominate Georgia's 7th District congressional race
Carolyn Bourdeaux, the Democratic challenger, is running again.
Bourdeaux, a Georgia State University professor … told CNN that the abortion bill is the "tip of the spear" in her campaign's message on health care.
"It is something that obviously deeply angers women," Bourdeaux said. "I don't think we expected to be relitigating the 1960s and 1970s here in the 21st century."
Associated Press: Backer of Georgia abortion bill announces bid for Congress
Last year the 7th District congressional race had the tightest margin in America. Republican Congressman Rob Woodall barely won a fifth term. He beat Democratic newcomer Carolyn Bourdeaux by a margin of only 419 votes out of 280,441 cast.
Bourdeaux is already running again. In a race that could turn on issues that particularly drive women, Bourdeaux has Unterman, President Trump and the abortion law squarely in her sights.
Huffington Post: A Primary Backer Of Georgia’s Strict Anti-Abortion Law Is Running For Congress
[Unterman] joins an already crowded race to represent a territory that Republicans are trying to hold on to as it has become more urban and diverse in recent decades. Unterman is among several Republicans looking to take the seat of retiring incumbent Republican Rep. Rob Woodall, who last year squeaked out a 419-vote victory over Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux in what became one of the closest House races in the country.
Press Release: Carolyn Bourdeaux Statement on Georgia abortion ban sponsor Renee Unterman’s candidacy for GA-07
“Renee Unterman is a direct threat to women ― to our health and to our fundamental right to control our own bodies,” Carolyn Bourdeaux, former state Senate budget director and a Democrat who’s vying for the same seat, said in a statement. “Senator Unterman is the architect of the law that would subject women and their doctors to criminal prosecution and lengthy prison sentences for terminating a pregnancy. Renee is out of step with the people of the 7th district, and we will not give her a platform to take her agenda to Washington.”
11 Alive: Campaign video appears to advocate violence against Democrats
On Thursday, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, released the following statement responding to Renee Unterman’s long-expected entry into the race for Georgia’s 7th District.
“Renee Unterman is a direct threat to women — to our health and to our fundamental right to control our own bodies. Senator Unterman is the architect of the law that would subject women and their doctors to criminal prosecution and lengthy prison sentences for terminating a pregnancy. Renee is out of step with the people of the 7th district, and we will not give her a platform to take her agenda to Washington,” said Carolyn Bourdeaux.
NowThisNews: Harrison Floyd Seems to Threaten Democrats
Harrison Floyd talks about his experience as a Marine and says that he'll "fight socialists in Congress the same way I fought terrorists in the desert.
CBS 46: Tension builds in District 7 race
NowThisNews released a new video highlighting Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic candidate for Georgia's 7th Congressional District, calling on one of her new GOP opponents, Harrison Floyd, to remove his violence-inciting campaign ad.
PeachPod: Carolyn Bourdeaux is Taking Another Shot at the 7th Congressional District
“And here is a political candidate essentially saying he is going to treat his opponents like terrorists and then pulls out a gun and shoots it,” Bourdeaux said.“What does that tell you? The obvious implication there is he is threatening to shoot people. At the most basic level.”
Bourdeaux called the imagery dangerous and inappropriate and wants it taken down. Floyd said that is not his intended message.
Inside the Box - Episode 44: Professor Carolyn Bourdeaux
Kyle talks with Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux, a Georgia State professor and former Senate Budget Office director from Suwanee. We discussed her views on healthcare, gun violence in schools, and her reaction to a new ad from a potential Republican opponent.
Press Release: Carolyn Bourdeaux Statement on Signing of HB-481 into Law
Joining Hans on the show this week is Professor Carolyn Bourdeaux, a Democratic candidate for Georgia's 7th Congressional District to discuss her 2020 race, student loans, health care and more!
Georgia candidates set early fundraising bar with millions from donors
On Tuesday, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, released the following statement after Governor Brian Kemp signed Sen. Renee Unterman’s signature anti-choice legislation, the “Heartbeat Bill,” into law.
Press Release: Bourdeaux’s Q1 total of $350,000 tops all House challengers nationally
AJC | Tamar Hallerman & Greg Bluestein: Next door in the 7th Congressional District, three Democratic candidates combined to raise about $500,000. But this is but the opening salvo: No high-profile Republican has entered the race yet, and more Democrats could also join the contest.
Georgia Democrat raises $350,000 for 2nd congressional race
On Monday, Carolyn for Congress filed its first quarterly fundraising report with the FEC, showing $353,254 raised in the first seven weeks of the campaign and $397,550 on hand at the end of the period. Bourdeaux’s haul tops the list of total contributions in the first quarter of any congressional challenger nationwide.*
Dem says she's raised more than $350K in bid to flip Georgia House seat
Associated Press: A Georgia Democrat says she raised more than $350,000 in seven weeks after announcing she’ll run again for a congressional seat long held by Republicans.
Press Release: Carolyn Bourdeaux raises over $350,000 in Q1; continues to reject all corporate PAC contributions
The Hill | Max Greenwood: Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux raised more than $350,000 in the seven weeks since she announced her second bid to represent Georgia’s 7th District, her campaign told The Hill on Thursday.
Carolyn Bourdeaux Statement on GA Senate Passage of Anti-Choice HB 481
Today, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, announced her campaign has raised over $350,000 in the seven weeks since she announced her bid for Congress.
Political Notebook: Lewis endorses Bourdeaux in 7th Congressional District race.
Atlanta, Georgia – Today, the Georgia State Senate passed HB 481, an extreme anti-abortion bill that would effectively ban the procedure statewide. Bourdeaux’s own State Senator, Renee Unterman (R-Buford), carried the bill through her Senate Science and Technology Committee and voted for the legislation today.
Dem raises more than $100k since declaring bid for Georgia House seat
Gwinnett Daily Post | Curt Yeomans: Carolyn Bourdeaux picked up a key endorsement in her bid for the 7th Congressional District seat that will be open in 2020.
The Hill | Max Greenwood: Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux raised more than $100,000 in the week since she announced she would once again run in Georgia’s 7th District, her campaign said Friday.