House Minority Whip William Boddie Announces Minority Deputy Whips for the 2019-2020 Legislative Term

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Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Georgia House Minority Whip William Boddie (D-East Point) announced the appointment of the House Minority Deputy Whips for the 2019-2020 legislative term. 

“I'm pleased to announce our 12 new House Minority Deputy Whips for the 2019-2020 legislative term. The appointment of our Caucus' Minority Deputy Whips is a reflection of the increased diverse population and changing demographics of the citizens of the State of Georgia,” said Minority Whip Boddie. “I'm proud that our Minority Deputy Whips are not only dynamic leaders within their own communities and our own House Democratic Caucus, but they are also leaders in other House caucuses and in their own county legislative delegations spanning the entire state.”

The House Minority Deputy Whips for the 2019-2020 legislative term will include Reps.: Dar’shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia), Chief Deputy Whip; Debra Bazemore (D-Riverdale); Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain);  Pam Dickerson (D-Conyers);  David Dreyer (D-Atlanta); Spencer Frye (D-Athens); Craig Gordon (D-Savannah);  Betsy Holland (D-Atlanta); CaMia Hopson (D-Albany); Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone); Sam Park (D-Lawrenceville); Brian Prince (D-Augusta) and Matthew Wilson (D-Brookhaven).

“Our Chief Deputy Whip, Rep. Dar'shun Kendrick, and our Deputy Whips will help our caucus push inclusive legislation and policies that will be beneficial to all Georgians - from filing legislation to increase Medicaid expansion in Georgia, to improving access to broadband internet across rural Georgia, to fighting for the protection of voter rights for every citizen of this great state. Our Minority Whip team, our House Democratic Caucus leadership committee and every member in our Democratic Caucus will answer the call to better the lives of all Georgians,” added Rep. Boddie.

“I am honored that my Democratic colleagues choose to elect me to serve them as the Chief Deputy Whip,” said Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick, Chief Deputy Whip. “I look forward to coordinating our efforts more to serve the people of Georgia and fight for good policy within the state.”