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Doug Heckman is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 7th Congressional District (map) of Georgia. He won the Democratic nomination in the July primaries and will go on to try to replace incumbent Rep. John Linder (R-Ga.) in the November Congressional elections.
Positions, record and controversies
Heckman has been part of the Army, partaking in both the Reserves and Active duty, since the 1980's. His current job is as a Managing Director for a $40 billion asset management firm. 
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Doug Heckman. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Heckman will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Georgia and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ Heckman for Congress
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Georgia's 6th Congressional District
- ↑ Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post July 16, 2008.
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Georgia's 7th Congressional District
- Official Doug Heckman for Congress website
- Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post July 16, 2008.