Jason Esteves

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Challenger

Background

Jason Esteves received a B.A. from the University of Miami and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law [1]. Esteves has represented the at-large Seat 9 on the Atlanta Board of Education since 2013 [4]. He was the first Latino elected to a school board in Georgia [1]. He is also the Vice President of Equifax Inc. and the Treasurer of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Previously, Esteves was a litigation associate at Mckenna Long and Aldridge LLP [1].

Key Issues

Education

Esteves wants to fund Public Schools and expand education programs for 3 and 4 year olds.

Healthcare

Esteves wants to expand Medicaid, mental health resources, and senior care. He promotes affordable and accessible medical care.

Environment

He will advocate for renewable energy sources, expanding public transportation, air contamination from ethylene oxide emissions and cleaning the Chattahoochee River.

Gun Control

Esteves is in favor of more strict gun control and supports the cancellation of Music Midtown.

Reproductive Rights

Esteves is pro-choice [1].

LGBTQIA+

Esteves supports preventing legislation that may lead to discrimination against Georgians identifying as LGBTQIA+.

Endorsements

Georgia Public Service Employees, Fair Fight, Committee for a New Georgia, Latino Victory, Galeo Impact Fund, AFSCME Local 1644, Georgia Equality, Georgia Stonewall Victory, Moms Demand Candidates Gun Sense Candidate. AFL-CIO, Buckhead Coalition.

Sources

1 Jason Esteves for State Senate

2 Atlanta Board of Education

3 Twitter

4 Ballotpedia