Democrat from Georgia
Jason Carter was elected to the Georgia Senate in May 2010, representing portions of DeKalb County. He is an attorney at the business litigation firm of Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP. Carter is the grandson of former U.S. president and Georgia governor Jimmy Carter.
Recent statements involving Jason Carter
"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."
Recent stories featuring Jason Carter
With Tuesday's runoff in the rearview mirror, election watchers now turn their attention to November.
One of the most highly contested rates will be that of governor, with incumbent Republican Nathan Deal facing Jason Carter, a Democrat from Atlanta.
PolitiFact Georgia is keeping close tabs on the close race. Already we have checked some claims in the race, especially on the key battleground issue of education.
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Our fact-checkers have been keeping a close eye on Georgia’s candidates for office as the May 20 Primary Election nears.
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