Both of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Georgia House of Representatives District 39 —Terry Cummings (D) and Olivia Angel (R) —completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Eighty-eight of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers will hold regularly scheduled elections in 2022. The Republican Party controls both chambers of Georgia’s state legislature. Georgia is one of 23 states with a Republican trifecta government.
Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“As your next state representative, I will work to:
- Preserve the rights of all Georgian’s regardless of race, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation.
- Ensure all Georgians have access to affordable housing which includes bringing rent control back to Georgia, and livable wages.
- Ensure women and men receive appropriate sex education, are provided fertility options and birth control. I will also fight to ensure women retain the right to make decisions concerning their own bodies.”
“I am worried about the future of our community so I jumped in this political race, I want to advance a conservative Republican ideas to keep our community prosperous and to keep our peaceful living. I want to listen my constituents issues in the community and make or vote laws of what resonates in my House District 39 when I get elected. Friends and Family, please allow me to serve you by electing me in this coming election.”
Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.
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