Lee Anderson

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Incumbent

Background

Lee Anderson graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Brewton Parker College [3]. He has represented Georgia’s 24th Senate District since 2017. Anderson currently chairs the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee and takes part in five other committees. Anderson previously worked on the Columbia County Board of Education and Columbia County Board of Commissioners.

Anderson is currently president of the Columbia County Farm Bureau and previously served as the State Young Farmers Chair. He is a member of the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association and the National Rifle Association. Anderson works as a farmer and owns Anderson Farms, a small businessman [1].

Key Issues

Education

 Anderson opposes critical race theory in classrooms [3].

Reproductive Rights

Anderson is pro-life, having supported legislation limiting access to abortion resources and drugs [3].

Healthcare

Anderson believes in increasing mental health support [3].

Elections

Anderson advocates for new restrictions on voting, having sponsored legislation limiting absentee ballots to seniors [3].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Georgia General Assembly
2 Ballotpedia
3 VoteSmart
4 Facebook