Democratic Party of Georgia Statement On Arrest Of First Vice Chair And State Senator Nikema Williams

Democratic Party of Georgia Statement On Arrest Of First Vice Chair And State Senator Nikema Williams

ATLANTA — Democratic Party of Georgia Chair DuBose Porter issued the following statement:

“Today, First Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia Nikema Williams, a State Senator representing the 39th District, was arrested at the Georgia State Capitol while standing up for her constituents’ right to peaceful protest and advocating to count every Georgian’s vote. In short, she was arrested for doing her job where she works. We stand with her and with all Georgians whose Constitutional rights are at risk. The Democratic Party of Georgia will continue to fight every day to make sure every Georgian’s vote is counted and every Georgian’s voice is heard.”

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