Better Education

I’m committed to making education a top priority for Georgia so that each child can maximize his or her potential.

Improved Commute

I am determined to identify real solutions to ease the trafffic congestion in our district.

More Transparency

I’m opposed to tax increases and will focus on ethics reform to increase accountability.

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Senate Page Christian Johnson

It was a pleasure to welcome a constituent, Christian Johnson, as a page in the Georgia Senate recently. It is important for us to connect with the youth of our community and promote civic engagement. I was delighted to welcome Mr. Johnson to the Senate for his...

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Senator VanNess featured in EMetro Times

EMetro Times recently covered JaNice's appointment to the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Oversight Committee (MARTOC), the Healthcare Delivery and Pharmacology Subcommittee and the Academic Achievement Subcommittee. Check out the full story...

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In Senate District 43

STRONGER ECONOMY

A great quality of life is something we all desire. My goal for District 43 is to properly plan so that we can build a strong community that will continue to attract businesses, which will, in turn, help sustain our tax digest. I believe in smaller government with local control as much as possible.

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MORE TRANSPARENCY

I’m oppposed to tax increases and believe in ethics reform to increase accountability. We need to ensure we have leaders in place who can effectively find solutions to key concerns like ethical challenges, unchecked growth, rising crime rates, and a lack of community cohesiveness. 

BETTER COMMUNITIES

It’s essential we preserve the rich resources and heritage of District 43 while embracing changes that build upon our foundation and lead us to an even better District. We must continue to foster a sense of community where we have compassion for one another and work together for the common good.

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MEETING REMINDER!
NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF ELECTIONS decision tonight.

The Board of Elections will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 as follows (agenda attached). Also attached is a copy of the proposed changes. You may express any comments, suggestions, concerns or objections by attending the meeting or by responding to this email.

The Public is Welcome to Attend

WHAT: BOARD OF ELECTIONS SPECIAL MEETING

PURPOSE: CONSIDER RELOCATION OF COUNTY PRECINCTS OUT OF COUNTY SCHOOLS
Proposals Numbered 01/2018-09/2018 (see attached)

WHEN: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018

TIME: 6:00 PM

LOCATION: BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE
1400 PARKER ROAD, LOBBY C
CONYERS, GA. 30094

Thank you and should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 770.278.7333

NOTE: IF YOU WISH TO BE REMOVED FROM THIS LIST, PLEASE LET US KNOW.
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Cynthia Welch
Supervisor of Elections
Rockdale County Board of Elections
1400 Parker Road, Lobby C
Conyers, Ga 30094
((770) 278-7333
@: cynthia.welch@rockdalecounty.org
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We won! Thank you to my family for always supporting me, and thank you to everyone who voted in this Special Election! I cannot wait to make you proud in the State Senate! God is so good!

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Senator Van Ness on the Issues

I am committed to making education a top priority for Georgia so that every child can maximize his or her potential.

I believe more must be done to stop illegal immigration in Georgia, and I am opposed to the creation of sanctuary cities.

I am determined to identify solutions to ease traffic congestion, which will improve the quality of life for residents.

I am opposed to tax increases and wasteful spending and will fight in the Senate against others who propose them.

ABOUT SENATOR JANICE VAN NESS

JaNice Van Ness is a civic leader who loves to serve her community and looks forward to advocating for residents and business owners in Senate District 43. The district includes parts of Dekalb, Rockdale, and Newton Counties. She has been a business owner for over 25 years and is very involved with the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club. Her experience in the private sector has been as the Founder of Peachtree Academy Private School and Early Childhood Centers, which now has three campuses in Rockdale and Newton Counties. Her thriving business and passion for education have helped her expand the school and achieve SACS accredition for the Private School that offers Pre-Kindergarten through High School. As a visionary business owner, she serves as the Chief Financial Officer and has managed budgets, planning and human resources, understanding the business friendly environment that is needed to create jobs and help businesses grow and flourish.

Make sure your voice is heard!
Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate will take place in 2016. The primary election will be held on May 24, 2016, and the general election will be held on November 8, 2016. The deadline to register to vote in the primary is April 26, 2016.

The Presidential Primary is a separate election that takes place March 1. Georgians must register to vote by February 1, 2016, to be eligible to vote in the contest. The general election for President is Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

More information on election dates can be found here.

Tell your family, friends, and co-workers to vote! I need your help spreading the word in local churches, taking absentee ballots to our community members in nursing homes, and canvassing neighborhoods.

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