There Needs To Be A Change (Our Government Is Of The People, By The People, For The People)

I’m tired of our government being dominated by Republicans and their billionaire donors. In the last election the Democrats won a majority of the Gwinnett vote; yet Republicans continue to dominate County, State and National elections because of gerrymandering. 

My Republican rival ran unopposed in 2014 and 2016. The position for state representative in HD104 State Representative had been without a Democratic contender for eight years. in 2018, I ran against the Republican Floor Leader and lost by approximately 3%. I'm on the ballot to prove that Gwinnett and HD104 residents are ready to end the Republican monopoly and force fairness back into redistricting. 

My Policies

Voting Rights & Election integrity


Democracy only works if all the people are allowed to participate. Voter-Suppression and fraud must be eliminated.

Promote more convenient registration and voting:

  • Expand polling locations and hours for both early voting as well as on election day
  • Introduce legislation to make election days a holiday in Georgia
  • Expand access to absentee ballot distribution and registration forms to all banks, post offices, libraries, supermarkets, churches, colleges, and high schools
  • Provide timely acknowledgement of eligibility to vote, polling location/hours, early voting and acceptance/rejection of absentee ballots.

Healthcare Affordability and Access


We need to ensure that every hard-working resident in our district has access to quality, affordable healthcare.

  • Establishing a Georgia-based individual health market and pharmaceutical exchange to reduce costs
  • Require healthcare professionals and hospitals provide complete, transparent costs for the services they provide
  • Ensure that reproductive rights are solely the right of a woman and her doctor
  • Provide easy access to reproductive healthcare information and birth control options

Equal Employment Opportunities and Job Growth


More people are living alone in America.  A greater share of the population is divorced.  There are more single-parent families and households without children.  These facts are leading to a lower median household income.

  • Introduce legislation raising the minimum wage in Georgia to a” livable wage”
  • Close the wage gap where females earn three-quarters of a male coworker's salary for the same occupation
  • Incentivize renewable energy use and technologies to bring 21st century sustainable job growth and opportunities to Gwinnett County

Public Education & School Safety


Georgia ranks 31st  in the nation in public education (NAEP 2017 data)

  • Increase funding for public school education through high school
  • Restore funding for the Hope Scholarship program
  • Ban assault weapons, conduct universal background checks, and fund mental health programs

Public Transportation Alternatives


Traffic unpredictability and congestion are quality of life issues that other states and major metropolitan cities have been addressing for decades.

  • Committed to finding a solution to Gwinnett-centric traffic problems
  • Develop a wide-ranging approach to combat Gwinnett County’s growing traffic congestion that stifles economic growth

Protection of our Environment and Natural Resources


There is overwhelming scientific evidence that humans contribute to climate change.  Disaster declarations are becoming more frequent: half of the most expensive disaster declarations over the last 40 years occurred in the past decade.

  • Sponsor legislation that promotes the use of renewable energy
  • Expand public transportation in Gwinnett County