Both of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Georgia House of Representatives District 54 — incumbent Betsy Holland (D) and John Bailey (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.
Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office?
- “I will protect women’s access to healthcare, including access to birth control, fertility treatments and abortion.”
- I support common sense measures to reduce gun violence in our communities, including limiting the sale of semi-automatic weapons and requiring basic in-home safety measures.”
- “I support fully funding public education, and I support additional pay raises and benefits expansions for teachers and other education professionals.”
- “Stop the Crime”
- “Improve Education”
- “Provide representation and leadership to the residents of the district.”
Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.
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