Candidate for Georgia's 7th Congressional District

February, 8th 2019 • Press Release


For Immediate Release
February 8, 2018

Contact: Jake Best
(770) 342-9339

Carolyn Bourdeaux Announces Key First Endorsements after Announcing Plans to Run for 7th Congressional District

Bourdeaux begins with a strong backing of support, including former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young, Congressman Hank Johnson, several members of the Gwinnett Delegation in the State House and key community leaders throughout the 7th district

Suwanee, Georgia -- Shortly after confirming she will once again run for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, Carolyn Bourdeaux is proud to announce she has already received several key endorsements to kick-off her campaign as she builds momentum to flip this seat.

Bourdeaux is being endorsed today by:

  • Ambassador Andrew Young

  • Congressman Hank Johnson

  • Rep. Dewey McClain (HD-100)

  • Rep. Jasmine Clark (HD-108)

  • Rep. Shelly Hutchinson (HD-107)

  • Rep. Gregg Kennard (HD-102)

  • Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (HD-82)

  • Rep. Park Cannon (HD-58)

  • Jon Ossoff, filmmaker and former GA-06 Democratic nominee

  • Eric Christ, Peachtree Corners City Councilman

  • Steve Reilly, former GA-07 Democratic nominee

  • Doug Heckman, former GA-07 Democratic nominee

”I’m proud to continue my support for Carolyn as she prepares another run for Congress,” said Rep. Hank Johnson. “She’s a proven leader who has what it takes to tackle our toughest challenges. Her experience, knowledge of the issues and willingness to work hard for the people of District 7 will serve her community well. She will get the job done.”

“Now is the time to get back in the fight and flip this seat,” Bourdeaux said. “This is bigger than us -- we are fighting for the country we believe in, and I am proud to have such a diverse and strong coalition lend me their support. Together, we’re going to show the nation that the 7th district is ready for new leadership.”

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