Sanford Bishop

Georgia’s 2nd (GA - 02)

Updated: August 30, 2022

Overview

Sanford Bishop is a consensus builder who works on both sides of the aisle and has a proven record of delivering results for the people of Middle and Southwest Georgia. Chris West is a far-right extremist who is out of touch with Georgia’s values and voters. His radical views will do irreparable harm to the working families, farmers, and veterans of this district. 

Summary

Voters in the Columbus, Macon, and Albany media markets and voters watching WCTV Tallahassee need to see TV ads, and voters district-wide need to see OTT/CTV and digital ads and hear radio ads that communicate the following about Chris West:

  • Chris West is anti-choice and supported totally banning abortion with no exceptions including rape, incest, and protecting the life of the mother. West welcomed the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which allows politicians to make abortion illegal and ends a woman’s right to choose and have control over her body.

Voters in the Columbus, Macon, and Albany media markets and voters watching WCTV Tallahassee need to see TV ads, and voters district-wide need to see OTT/CTV and digital ads and hear radio ads that communicate the following about Chris West:

  • Chris West’s campaign is bankrolled by the same Washington Republicans and wealthy people who want to end Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in the next five years and give themselves a tax cut.

Voters in the Columbus, Macon, and Albany media markets and voters watching WCTV Tallahassee need to see TV ads, and voters district-wide need to see OTT/CTV and digital ads and hear radio ads that communicate the following about Chris West:

  • Chris West talks out of both sides of his mouth. West criticized people for taking  government handouts yet he accepted a $20,000 government loan for himself while the company he worked for, Teramore Development, received $630,000 in Payroll Protection Loans from the government.

Black voters across the district need to see digital ads, on platforms like OTT/CTV, YouTube, and social media (including Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat), and hear digital audio ads that Sanford Bishop has delivered for the people of Middle and Southwest Georgia:

  • Sanford Bishop has delivered hundreds of millions of dollars for Middle and Southwest Georgia as a workhorse in Congress. Chris West talks out of both sides of his mouth about excessive government spending while he reaps the benefits of programs like payroll protection during COVID.
  • Sanford Bishop has utilized his position on the Appropriations committee to deliver critical natural disaster relief after Hurricane Michael and CARES ACT support for families and business in response to the economic fallout of COVID.
  • Sanford Bishop helped to pass a bill recently that will help to ease inflation and provide millions of dollars for the production of semiconductors or computer chips. This will help reduce the cost of cars, smartphones, consumer electronics and appliances, all of which are powered by the chips.
  • Sanford Bishop helped to get the American Rescue Plan passed last year and now new projects are starting up and jobs are coming back, the country is coming out of a pandemic, children are back in classrooms and more than 2 million children in Georgia benefited from the expanded Child Tax Credit.
  • Sanford Bishop helped to pass Infrastructure bill last year that will create hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs. These new jobs will ease inflation, upgrade our ports, airports, and roadways and expand broadband and internet access for everyone.  With this bill Sanford Bishop secured more than $10 billion to repair and improve Georgia’s highways, bridges, and public transit systems.
  • Sanford Bishop secured resources for military service members, veterans, and their families.
  • Sanford Bishop has represented our farmers and ranchers that provide meaningful jobs across Georgia. 

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Additional Resources

West Research Memo




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