Nikema Williams

The first Black woman Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia and a former GA State Senator. She was elected to fill the late-John Lewis’ Congressional seat.

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NikemaWilliams

42, Georgia — 5, D

Who are they?

The first Black woman Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia and a former GA State Senator. She was elected to fill the late-John Lewis’ Congressional seat.

Pre-Congress?

Nikema worked in the GA State Legislature and was a member of the Executive and Resolution Committees of the Democratic National Committee. She previously worked at Planned Parenthood, where she was Vice-President of Public Policy before running for office.

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  • Child Care and Safety
  • Universal Healthcare/Medicare for All
  • Voting Rights

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