Jon Ossoff

JON OSSOFF

CANDIDATE FOR U.S. SENATE

D - GEORGIA

 

RACE SUMMARY:  Running for the U.S. Senate seat of GOP Sen. David Perdue in a race that will be critical to control in the Senate.

VOTING RECORD: 

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

Party: Democrat

Born: 2/16/1987

Education: London School of Economics (MA), Georgetown University (BS)

Occupation: Investigative Journalist, Documentary Producer

Family: Engaged

Religion:  Jewish

Political Career:

  • Candidate for U.S. Senate, Georgia, 2020

  • Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia 6, 2017

  • National Security Staffter and Aide, Rep. Hank Johnson

  • Intern, Rep. John Lewis

 

 

 

 

ISRAEL


  • Strong supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship
  • Believes the survival and security of Israel is in the interest of the United States
  • Believes a two-state solution is fundamental to Israel's security, and that the U.S. must be part of the process
  • Supports maintaining Israel's QME (Qualitative Military Edge)
  • Strongly supports the JCPOA, and opposed pulling out of the treaty

 

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Rejects efforts to make it harder for women to access contraception and a woman's right to choose. 
  • Will fight any legislation or executive action that would allow insurance companies to discriminate against women.
  • Supports Planned Parenthood and will defend it in Congress.

 

 

In His Own Words


"Planned Parenthood provides essentail preventative and reproductive health services like cancer screenings, STD testing, and low-cost birth control for millions of women."  1

SOURCES: (1) Vote Smart, (2) 2019 Position Paper,  (3) 2019 Postition Paper

 

Interesting Facts


Has been endorsed by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) for the U.S. Senate

Has produced several documentary films

His mother co-founded NewPower PAC, an organization that works to elect women to local office across Georgia.