Deborah Gonzalez

This week on Athens News Matters, hear:

Former State Representative and current candidate for District Attorney Deborah Gonzalez, along with several voters, is suing the Governor and the Secretary of State over a controversial decision to postpone the DA election for two years. 

Local attorney Deborah Gonzalez was elected to the Georgia House in 2017 only to lose her seat one year later. Now she's running for District Attorney, and if elected, would be both the first woman and the first person of color to serve in the position. 

Athens News Matters: August 9, 2019

Aug 9, 2019

The full broadcast of Athens News Matters for August 9, 2019. Individual segments are also available to stream. On this episode:

For the second year in a row Democrat Deborah Gonzalez faced off against Republican Houston Gaines.


But this time, the results were very different. Challenger Gaines toppled Representative Gonzalez in Tuesday night’s battle. We spoke with Gaines at his campaign celebration at Athens Hyatt Place downtown. He believes his bipartisan support will bode well during his tenure at the State Capitol.