Josh Lanier

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Josh Lanier was a Democratic candidate for the Senate in Georgia

Josh Lanier was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in Georgia. He was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.). However, he did not receive enough votes in the July primary elections to qualify him to participate in the Democratic runoff which will take place on August 5, 2008.[1]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

2008 elections

Lanier was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3] However, he did not receive enough votes in the July primary elections to qualify him to participate in the Democratic runoff which will take place on August 5, 2008.[1]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Lanier will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post, July 16, 2008.
  2. Green Papers: Georgia's Congressional Candidates
  3. Official Josh Lanier for Congress

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