“Fully-funded, thriving public schools are an essential part of any community’s success, and it is clear that Betsy Holland is the candidate who will fight for Atlanta Public Schools. As a public school parent with a long professional history of partnering with organizations to bring additional resources and programs to our schools, Betsy has demonstrated her belief in and unwavering support for quality public education for all Georgians. “
Georgia House District 81
I am proud to endorse Betsy Holland’s campaign for Georgia House District 54. She is an active citizen who is involved in neighborhood organizations and volunteers for local nonprofits. Betsy demonstrates a deep understanding of the needs and strengths of our community–I trust her ability to reflect our values once elected.
“I’m a graduate of Georgia’s fine public schools. I’m the proud parent of an Atlanta Public Schools student. I’m the daughter of an educator. I support fully funding and supporting public schools, and you cannot support public education without also supporting teachers. That’s why I couldn’t be prouder to receive the endorsement of the Georgia Association of Educators today.”
“Betsy Holland is the right choice for Georgia House District 54. As a tireless supporter of public education, Betsy will advocate for safe, high quality learning environments for every child. ”
“I’ve known Betsy for over a decade. She is just what we need at the State House. Driven, compassionate, smart, and hard-working. She connects well with everyone and I know she will be a force for action over talk. Let’s get Betsy elected!”
Betsy is proud to earn the endorsement of the Georgia Stonewall Democrats. Georgia Stonewall Democrats is Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally Democratic community. As LGBTQ and ally Democrats, they play a unique and critically important role in the community’s struggle for equality.
EMILY’s List Announces First Round of State Office Endorsements in Georgia Ahead of May PrimaryWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, made its first round of Georgia state office endorsements ahead of the May 22nd primary, endorsing five women leaders for statewide and legislative seats. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the following statement:“Voters in Georgia have the opportunity to make history this year. Not only can they elect the first African American woman governor in the country, but they can also elect a record number of women to the state legislature. Four of these women are first-time candidates whom EMILY’s List is proud to endorse ahead of their primaries because we know they have what it takes to flip the districts and statewide office that they’re running for. The fifth, incumbent Park Cannon, is a millennial who carried on her predecessor’s groundbreaking legacy as an LGBTQ woman of color serving in the state legislature. EMILY’s List is excited to stand with all five of these women leaders and show them the full support of our community.”EMILY’s List endorsed the following slate of candidates:Lindy Miller (Public Service Commissioner)Park Cannon (HD-58)Betsy Holland (HD-54)Angelika Kausche (HD-50)Aisha Yaqoob (HD-97)
Georgia’s Win List
Betsy has been named one of Georgia’s Win List “2018 Spring Super Six” and their endorsement for her run.
Georgia´s WIN List is a political action committee dedicated to changing the face of power in Georgia by recruiting, training, electing and re-electing Democratic women to the Georgia General Assembly and statewide office who are committed to reproductive freedom. Since 2000, we have helped elect more than 55 endorsed women, with 31 of them still serving. We have already trained more than 200 women to run for office during 2017 WINning Women Boot Camps and plan an aggressive strategy to “Grab ‘em by the Midterms” in 2018.
Renitta Shannon – Representative, District 84
“I am endorsing Betsy Holland, because I know that she will be a strong voice for women and working families in the Georgia Legislature. She understands that working Georgians are the foundation of this great state and that we need to prioritize and support policies that benefit them.”
Georgia State House Representative District 84
David Dreyer – Representative, District 59