Wade Herring

Key Facts

Background

Wade Herring grew up in Macon, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia for law school. After that, he was a judicial clerk in Georgia. He has worked on the Georgia Legal Services Board and Georgia Appleseed boards and was awarded the Robbie Robinson Award by The Savannah Bar Association.

Key Issues

Voting Rights

Herring wants to protect access to mail-in and early voting. He wants to re-establish the Voting Rights Act.

Healthcare

Herring wants to reinforce the Affordable Care Act so that healthcare is accessible for all.

Housing

Herring believes in making housing more affordable by investing in the Housing Trust Fund and growing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit for cheaper homes.

Climate

Herring holds that climate change is a serious problem. He wants to use government funding to reduce storm and flooding damage by expanding infrastructure. Herring also wants to reduce CO2 emissions by creating more environmentally friendly jobs that have a lesser impact on the environment.

Endorsements

Edna Jackson, Dr. Otis Johnson, Jim Thomas, Al Williams, Derek Mallow, Regina Thomas, Aaron Whitely, Tanya Milton, Alderman Kurtis Purtee, Alderman Nick Palumbo, Pat Monahan, Dr. Bertice Berry, Dr. Billy Jamerson, Ken Boler, Dr. Carolyn Dowse, Rena Patton, Ann Crowder, Carolyn Blackshear

Sources

Wade Herring for Congress

Ballotpedia

The Current GA