Meet the Candidate: Carol Abney (Tennessee)

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Candidate Name: Carol Abney

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What office are you running for?
TN State House 38

With which party are you running for office?
Democratic Party

Election Date
November 3, 2020

Why are you running for office?
I am running for office because I love rural Tennessee, and folks need help. We are dying out here without hospitals, no opioid addiction treatment, no jobs, weak education, and even no access to clean water while our right-wing politicians hoard our tax money and do nothing.

What is the biggest issue facing your community and how do you propose helping?
3 hospital closures in my district alone. We need Medicaid expansion.

How do we fix the partisan divide in our country and start working together again?
By talking to each other, having empathy, working together, and still fighting for what is right.

Who is your hero?
Nancy Pelosi

What are your hobbies?
Running, Muscle Cars, Bike Riding, Motorcycle Riding, Fishing and lake activities.

What is the most recent book you read?
Hillbilly Elegy

Do you have any kids/pets/talking houseplants?
Hey! I love my plants!

How can our readers get involved in your campaign?
Go to and donate, volunteer, write post cards

What question do you wish we’d asked, and what is your answer?
What do you think is most important during your campaign?
Integrity, Authenticity, & listening to the people you are asking to vote for you.

Candidate Social Media:
Website | Twitter | Facebook

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