Meet the Candidate: Marckeith DeJesus (Georgia)

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Candidate Name:

Marckeith DeJesus

Photo provided by the campaign.

What office are you running for?

U.S. Senate

With which party are you running for office?

Democratic Party

Election Date

May 19, 2020

Why are you running for office?

Serve the people of GA, Protect our Democracy, ensure all Georgians and Americans have access to affordable healthcare, fight for fair elections, Safeguard voting rights, Combating climate change, removing lobbyist and pharmaceutical companies strong hold on prescription drug prices and healthcare costs.

What is the biggest issue facing your community and how do you propose helping?

Rising cost Healthcare. Placing a cap on the cost of prescription drugs while the government (HHS) simultaneously reviews the cost to ensure there is no price gouging will remove the sting from patients pockets.

How do we fix the partisan divide in our country and start working together again?

Put political party aspirations aside. I believe in People Over Politics. Stop allowing party ideology to take the forefront over the needs of the people.

Who is your hero?

Family My Great-Grandmother. Public Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

What are your hobbies?

Traveling, spending time with family, amusement parks, volunteering at senior citizens homes.

What is the most recent book you read?

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Do you have any kids/pets/talking houseplants?

no children. two dogs, a 16yr old chocolate lab/cocker mix and a 3yr old standard poodle.

How can our readers get involved in your campaign?

canvassing their local areas, spreading the word about the candidate and campaign. Donations, donations, donations. Follow me on Facebook – Marckeith Dejesus; Twitter – @MarckeithD and Instagram – Votedejesus

Candidate Social Media:

Website| Facebook | Twitter

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