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Rep. Sheila Jones

Rep. Sheila Jones

HD 60

Georgia WIN List is proud to endorse Rep. Sheila Jones for re-election to District 60, previously District 53. She has served this portion of Fulton County since 2004, with the district number changing due to redistricting.

Sheila was first elected while working at Lockheed Martin Company where she was a member of the International Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union AFL-CIO (Local Lodge 709). Her record of union leadership positions included: Legislative Representative for the Georgia State Council of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, Shop Steward, and Bylaws Committee Chair. As Legislative Representative, she had lobbied state Representatives & Senators as well as members of Congress in on issues affecting working families such as raising the minimum wage, better unemployment benefits, and workers compensation issues.

During her first term, Sheila was named Freshman Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. She has focused her efforts on issues affecting working families and the community as well as issues affecting the safety of students, senior citizens, and victims of human trafficking. She has a strong record for supporting legislation which protects teachers and voting rights.

Rep. Jones stays involved in her community through her work with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the National Council of Negro Women, the National Audubon Society, and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers.
Issues on the agenda of Representative Jones include:

  • Working Families: Continue to support workers in their right to organize in the workplace.
  • Affordable Housing: Work to increase access and work to lower housing costs.
  • A woman’s right to choose:  As a pro-choice representative, Rep. Jones will continue to support a woman’s right to make her own reproductive choices.
  • Work with the Georgia Department of Labor to ensure that all Georgia cases are processed in a timely manner.
  • Work on issues relating to children and senior citizens.

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