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Jamaica-born Donna McLeod Running for Congress Seat in Georgia

Jamaica-born Donna McLeod is running in the 7th congressional seat in Georgia, in hopes of becoming the first Jamaican American Congresswoman in the state. McLeod, who currently serves as a state representative, is contesting the Democratic primary on May 24 against incumbent Carolyn Bourdeaux (who currently represents the 7th district) and incumbent Lucy McBath (who currently represents the 6th district).
GEORGIA STATE
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Gwinnett Daily Post

Matchup between U.S. Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux and Lucy McBath headlines early qualifiers for 7th Congressional District; joined by Donna McLeod, Mark Gonsalves and YG Nyghtstorm

The race for the 7th Congressional District quickly began to fill up Monday as candidate qualifying for this year’s elections got underway. By midway through the first day of qualifying, two members of Congress, U.S. Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux and Lucy McBath, filed paperwork for the Democratic Party primary along with state Rep. Donna McLeod, according to the Secretary of State’s website. Mark Gonsalves and YG Nyghtstorm have filed paperwork to run for the seat as Republicans.
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA
Picture for Matchup between U.S. Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux and Lucy McBath headlines early qualifiers for 7th Congressional District; joined by Donna McLeod, Mark Gonsalves and YG Nyghtstorm
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Gwinnett Daily Post

Georgia Association of Educators names Rep. Donna McLeod to 'Legislative Honor Roll' for work on education funding formula

GAE — which is a professional organization whose membership includes teachers, administrators and educational support professionals — named McLeod to its Legislative Honor Roll. The organization particularly singled out McLeod's work on House Bill 71, which is pending in the Georgia General Assembly. “It is an honor to join the...
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
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State Representative Donna McLeod Introduces Legislation to End Private Prisons in Georgia

State Representative Donna McLeod (D-Lawrenceville) recently introduced House Bill 728 to end the use of private prisons in Georgia. “Taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund private prisons,” said Rep. McLeod. “Our schools are still not fully funded, and we need to ensure that we are finding ways to stop the school to prison pipeline. If our children aren’t reading and writing by grade three, the chances of them going wayward increases. Instead, we can put these state funds towards educational purposes that prevent Georgia children from ending up in prison in the first place.”
GEORGIA STATE
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State Rep. Donna McLeod Introduces Legislation to Address Medicaid, Education, and Juvenile Laws

ATLANTA – State Representative Donna McLeod (D-Lawrenceville) recently introduced three legislative measures which seek to expand Medicaid, study the state’s education funding formula, as well as improve Georgia juvenile laws. “This legislative session, I have focused my efforts on basic issues that affect many Georgians, especially my constituents in Gwinnett...
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA
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