"It's time to stop this dysfunction and actually govern," Montgomery said. "It's what the American people deserve."Continue reading »
U.S. House candidate Chalis Montgomery blasts Homeland decision to force nearly 200K El Salvadorans to leave
“This decision will separate families, hurt communities, and deliver a tremendous blow to our state and national economies,” said Montgomery, who is running in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. “With every decision like this affecting our country’s immigrant population, the promise of the American dream is diminished for all of us.”Continue reading »
“Restoring voting rights is one of the most pressing issues of our time,” said Montgomery, who is running to represent Georgia's 10th district. “We must work to ensure that our democracy works for everyone.”Continue reading »
“With the Congressional election just under one year away, now is the time to keep our eyes on the prize—which is regaining a majority in Congress,” Montgomery said. “I’m ready to continue the fight, all the way to Washington.”Continue reading »
“The failure to renew CHIP on time is a failure of leadership by the Republican-led Congress,” said Chalis Montgomery, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th District. “They have failed to prioritize children and families and we must hold them accountable."Continue reading »
“With Irma bearing down on Georgia, we call on the Rev. Jody Hice to do the work he was elected to do and pledge now to vote for an aid package to assist victims of this latest storm,” said Montgomery. “We also call on Hice to reaffirm his commitment to Christian faith by caring for the ‘least of these,’ through direct action on a vote that will allow those supporting relief efforts and providing aid to have the resources necessary to help the entire region.”Continue reading »
“What we saw today from Secretary DeVos was another failure to put students first,” said Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th congressional district. “Failing to maintain Title IX protections sets the wrong course, and ignores the progress that the Obama administration made to make our campuses safer for students. The facts are that this program was making measurable progress to address a crisis that has been ignored for far too long.”Continue reading »
“This move to abandon the Dreamers is cold, heartless, and morally bankrupt—once again putting party over people,” said Chalis Montgomery, U.S. Congressional candidate for Georgia’s 10th District.Continue reading »
In response to the shooting at a church in Texas on Nov. 5 that killed 26 people, members of the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America gathered at City Hall in Athens on Saturday for a vigil for the victims, as well as a call to action.Continue reading »
Chalis Montgomery, for one, wants to believe that they are. She’s running against ultra-conservative U.S. Rep. Jody Hice in the ultra-conservative (except Athens) 10th Congressional District, and sent out a press release pointing to Gonzalez and Wallace’s wins, as well as Milledgeville electing its first female African-American mayor, as proof she’s a viable candidate.Continue reading »
Chalis Montgomery, a 39-year-old educator and youth ministry leader, is backing an ardently progressive platform. She lists an immigration overhaul, criminal justice reform and access to college and vocational training for all, among her policy platforms.Continue reading »
Democrat Chalis Montgomery announced Tuesday she will run for the 10th Congressional District seat.
Montgomery, 39, will compete against incumbent Jody Hice, a Republican.
While the nation’s attention was focused on the race in Georgia’s 6th congressional district coming to a close, the upcoming race for Georgia’s 10th district welcomed a new contender. On June 20, Chalis Montgomery announced to Oconee County Democrats her intent to run in opposition to incumbent representative Jody Hice.Continue reading »
Chalis Montgomery, a musician and music educator from Barrow County, told the Oconee County Democratic Party Tuesday night that she intends to announce her candidacy for the 10th Congressional District seat and is seeking help in forming her campaign committee.Continue reading »