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Carter

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."

Jason Carter supports using Georgia tax dollars to promote Obamacare    

Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work.

"Since 2009, Georgia's public schools have lost nearly 9,000 classroom teachers while the number of students has gone up."

The average Georgia family makes $6,000 less than the average family did 10 years ago when inflation is factored in.

Recent stories featuring Jason Carter

Getting schooled on education in governor's race:

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.

 

Candidates take a ride on the Truth-O-Meter as May 20 primaries approach:

PolitiFact Georgia is the non-partisan fact-checking operation of The Atlanta Journal Constitution, which attempts to parse political truth from political fiction.

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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