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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

"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.

"We (Georgia) collect fewer state taxes per capita than any other state … although state taxes are low, Georgia is the eighth-most-dependent state on the federal government."

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