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NiKema Williams Wins Late Congressman John Lewis' 5th Congressional Seat

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NiKema Williams Wins Late Congressman John Lewis' 5th Congressional Seat

Rev. Roger Mills, AM Publisher - Nov. 7, 2020

Nikema Williams defeated Republican nominee Angela Stanton-King to become the representative-elect for Georgia's 5th congressional district.

Williams is a political executive serving as a member of the Georgia State Senate for the 39th district. She is also the chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia.

Williams is from Smiths Station, Alabama. Her father was a neighborhood leader, and her great aunt, Autherine Lucy, integrated the University of Alabama. Williams graduated from Talladega College, where she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. After graduating from college, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 2002.

Williams will assume office January 3, 2021.

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock In Runoff For One of Georgia's Senate Seat

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Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock In Runoff For One of Georgia's Senate Seat

Rev. Roger Mills, AM Publisher - Nov. 7, 2020

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, the senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia will face incumbent, Kelly Loeffler for one of Georgia'' senate seat.

Warnock join a field of 20+ candidates to challenge Loeffler in a special senate election.

Loeffler, was appointed by Georgia's Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, to the United States Senate in late 2019 after Senator Johnny Isakson resigned for health reasons.

Warnock and Loeffler will face off on January 5, 2021.

The other senate seat is a runoff as well, as incumbent David Perdue will face Democrat challenger, Jeff Ossoff on January 5, 2021.

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