Former President Barack Obama will visit Atlanta this week to campaign for four Democratic candidates, including 7th Congressional District Candidate Carolyn Bourdeaux and gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.Read More
Carolyn Bourdeaux has been running for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District for more than a year, but she hasn’t completely shed her classroom manner.
“Come sit down and get comfortable,” Bourdeaux said, motioning to a cluster of chairs assembled in front of her. “I’m a professor, you know I’ll go on for a while,”Read More
A group of African-American voters were up bright and early Monday morning to see U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and congressional candidate Carolyn Bourdeaux speak at Poplar Hill Baptist Church in Buford.Read More
WASHINGTON — Two years ago, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall cruised to reelection in his Gwinnett and Forsyth-based House district, easily defeating a Democrat who challenged him on a shoestring budget.
The financial picture couldn’t be more different in 2018. His current Democratic opponent Carolyn Bourdeaux has consistently clobbered him in fundraising, and on Tuesday her campaign said it outraised the Lawrenceville Republican’s by a margin of more than three to one between July and October.
Suwanee, Georgia -- Today, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic Nominee for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, announced that she raised over $1 million in the 3rd quarter, all without taking any corporate PAC money.Read More
Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux entered the 7th District congressional race last year with a health care-focused message that drew heavily from her family’s own experience with sky-high medical bills. Now U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall’s opponent is making clear she plans to double down on the subject in the weeks leading up to the election.Read More
Suwanee, Georgia -- Today, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic Nominee for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, went on the air with her first TV ad of the general election campaign, titled “Lucky.”Read More
Political newcomer Carolyn Bourdeaux says one of the big pushes bringing her into the arena is healthcare reform. "We have 110,000 people in the 7th Congressional District without health insurance and that's just unacceptable."Read More
Georgia’s 7th Congressional district is now the second-most Republican-leaning seat considered to be a true toss-up in our model. The district is 9 percentage points more Republican than the nation as a whole, according to the venerable Cook Partisan Voting Index. The reality on the ground has been muddied by a surprisingly hot contest, says Alex Alduncin, a data scientist for 0ptimus.Read More
ATLANTA (AP) — Former president Barack Obama has endorsed the Democrats trying to knock off Republican incumbents in two of Georgia’s most competitive congressional races.
Obama on Monday released a second wave of nationwide endorsements for the upcoming midterm elections in November.
The endorsements include Lucy McBath, running against Rep. Karen Handel in Georgia’s 6th District, and Carolyn Bourdeaux, taking on Rep. Rob Woodall in Georgia’s 7th District.Read More
WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama waded into Georgia’s two most competitive congressional races on Monday, endorsing a pair of Democrats who are challenging well-connected GOP incumbents in Atlanta’s northern suburbs.
Obama backed the House bids of Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux, two first-time female candidates who emerged from competitive runoffs this summer to respectively take on U.S. Reps. Karen Handel and Rob Woodall in the 6th and 7th congressional districts.
But the Cook ratings aren't all good news for the GOP. In Georgia's 7th District, Rep. Rob Woodall's (R) race against Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux is moving from "Likely Republican" to "Lean Republican." That means that the GOP incumbent has an advantage, but the race remains competitive for Democrats.Read More
Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux is stepping up her attacks against U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, on one of the core issues of her campaign. The Georgia State University professor hosted a press conference yesterday in which she assailed the four-term congressman for voting repeatedly to repeal Obamacare.Read More
PEACHTREE CORNERS – Candidates for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, which contains parts of Forsyth and Gwinnett counties, debated issues in a balmy room at Peachtree Corners City Hall on Monday night, with some answers from the candidates and responses from the audience getting heated as well.Read More
In their first direct encounter of a campaign that’s attracted increased national interest, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall and Democratic challenger Carolyn Bourdeauxsat behind a plastic table Monday night in an overcrowded conference room in Peachtree Corners.
As the headliners of a forum that also included candidates for state legislative seats and a county commission spot, the contenders for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District dinged each other for their stances on health care and Medicaid, immigration and fundraising.Read More
In their first time going to head-to-head in the closely watched 7th Congressional District race Monday, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., and Democratic nominee Carolyn Bourdeaux tangled time and again over money.Read More
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is increasing its aim on the target that it put on the 7th Congressional District seat last year, adding Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux to a list of candidates in what the group considers top-tier races.Read More
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House’s campaign affiliate, on Friday announced it was adding Georgia State University Professor Carolyn Bourdeaux to its Red to Blue program, which provides fundraising and organizational support to what it sees as its most competitive recruits.
The DCCC said Bourdeaux landed a spot in the program by “surpassing aggressive goals for grassroots engagement, local support, campaign organization and fundraising.”
Today, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic nominee for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, released a poll of the general election matchup, showing her with a slight lead in an overall dead heat with incumbent Rob Woodall.
The poll shows Bourdeaux leads Woodall 46 percent to 44 percent, with 10 percent of voters undecided. Tulchin Research conducted the poll between August 9 and 13, surveying 400 likely general election voters.Read More
An internal poll from Rep. Rob Woodall’s Democratic challenger shows the Republican incumbent could be losing in Georgia’s 7th District.
The poll from Carolyn Bourdeaux’s campaign conducted by Tulchin Research between August 9 and August 13 surveyed 400 likely voters from landlines and cell phones.
Bourdeaux had the support of 46 percent of likely voters compared with Woodall’s 44 percent, but that margin is well within the 4.9 percentage point error wickets for the survey.Read More