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Who’s running in Georgia’s 7th Congressional District

September 10, 2019

Tamar Hallerman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It didn’t take long after five-term U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall announced he wouldn’t seek re-election for a sprawling field of more than a dozen would-be candidates to come into focus.

The last time Georgia’s 7th District seat was open in 2010, no fewer than eight Republicans jostled to represent the Gwinnett and Forsyth-based seat, which hasn’t elected a Democrat since the mid-1990s.

But the region, and particularly Gwinnett, has changed dramatically over the years. The now majority-minority county voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Stacey Abrams for governor two years later.

Read more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution