Lucy McBath (US Representative, GA, Democrat)

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Lucia Kay McBath (née Holman; born June 1, 1960) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district. The district, which was once represented by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Senator Johnny Isakson, includes many of Atlanta’s affluent northern suburbs, such as Alpharetta, Roswell, Johns Creek, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, and parts of Tucker and Marietta. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

McBath’s son, Jordan Davis, was murdered in November 2012. She became an advocate for gun control, joining other mothers of African-American murder victims to form the Mothers of the Movement, and spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. McBath ran for the House of Representatives in 2018 and defeated Republican incumbent Karen Handel. McBath and Handel faced each other, once again, in the 2020 election, and McBath won.

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