Many Georgia voters are still looking for answers about which candidates deserve their vote.
People living in Forsyth and Gwinnett counties know that a battleground congressional race, Georgia’s 7th District, is on the ballot. After incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall decided not to seek another term, seven Republicans and six Democrats entered the race.
On the GOP side, the front-runners are state Sen. Renee Unterman and emergency room physician Rich McCormick. Carolyn Bourdeaux, who fell just short of beating Woodall in 2018, is running again, but other Democrats who joined the race include state Sen. Zahra Karinshak and state Rep. Brenda Lopez Romero.
Below, we have provided you with a rundown of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s coverage of these candidates, including links to our own articles, videos of them in debate and their campaign websites.
Voters looking for information on how to submit their ballots should check out the AJC’s “how to vote” guide. Those who want to download sample ballots and confirm which races they will be casting votes for should visit Georgia’s My Voter Page.
7th District Republican candidates
Lisa Noel Babbage, educator and author (website)
Mark Gonsalves, real estate investor (website)
Lynne Homrich, former Home Depot executive (website)
Zachary Kennemore, hotel auditor (Facebook)
Emergency room doctor Rich McCormick (website)
State Sen. Renee Unterman (website)
Eugene Yu, veteran and former sheriff’s deputy (website)
7th District Democratic candidates
Carolyn Bourdeaux, professor (website)
Former Fulton County Commission chair John Eaves (website)
Nabilah Islam, political activist (website)
State Sen. Zahra Karinshak (website)
State Rep. Brenda Lopez Romero (website)
Rashid Malik, entrepreneur (website)
These candidates, divided by party, participated in the Atlanta Press Club’s debates on May 3. Read our article about the debates, or watch them on the APC’s Youtube: Republicans here and Democrats here.
Additional AJC articles
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