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Georgia's 10th Congressional District: Democratic candidate Chalis Montgomery

April 12, 2018
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Ashlyn Webb

Chalis Montgomery promises to “fight like a mother” if elected to Georgia’s 10th Congressional District.

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Athens March for Our Lives supporters unite through social media

March 26, 2018
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Staff reports

Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia's 10th Congressional District, spoke at the Oconee demonstration and the Athens demonstration, saying she will "fight like a mother" to pass gun sense legislation since she is a firm supporter of broad bipartisan legislation.

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Oconee community demands gun legislation in March for Our Lives

March 24, 2018
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Shania Shelton

One of the first speakers, Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia's 10th Congressional District, became emotional as she recounted a personal experience with her cousin, who was shot and killed in the pulpit as he was preaching.

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Sensational or hollow: Ga. responses to Trump’s speech fall along familiar partisan lines

January 31, 2018
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Tamar Hallerman and Greg Bluestein

Chalis Montgomery, a Democrat challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Jody Hice in the conservative-leaning 10th Congressional District, live-tweeted criticism of Trump throughout the address. She was particularly vociferous about the tax bill, which she said “missed the mark with the middle class.”

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Athens organizations come together to protest ICE

January 20, 2018
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Maggie Holland

Chalis Montgomery, a democratic candidate running for Congress, spoke about her connection with immigrant rights issues based on her close friendship with an immigrant community member.
“I love this country and she loves this country and together, we are American,” said Montgomery as she finished her speech.

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In Atlanta, they're preparing to direct 'Power to the Polls'

January 20, 2018
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Jenny Jarvie

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Athens Moms Protest Gun Violence

11/16/2017
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Nate Harris

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.

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How Democrats Flipped Two Athens-Area State House Seats

November 15, 2017
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Blake Aued

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.

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A liberal Democrat takes aim at Hice’s deep-red Georgia district

July 19, 2017
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Greg Bluestein

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.

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Democrat Montgomery to run for 10th Congressional District seat

July 18, 2017
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Alyson Shields

Democrat Chalis Montgomery announced Tuesday she will run for the 10th Congressional District seat.
Montgomery, 39, will compete against incumbent Jody Hice, a Republican.

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Opposing Hice: Democrats in Georgia's 10th district begin campaigning for midterms

July 13, 2017
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Pete Prybylski

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.

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Democrat Says She'll Run Against Rep. Jody Hice

June 25, 2017
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Lee Becker

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.

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