The executive committee of the Democratic Party of Georgia on Monday picked state Sen. Nikema Williams to replace Rep. John Lewis as their nominee for November’s election. 

Williams, the chair of the state party who has served in the state Senate since 2017, was among five finalists chosen to fill Lewis’ spot on the ballot for the 5th Congressional District, a growing region of more than 5.6 million people that includes parts of Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton counties. Lewis, a congressman since…

Atlanta Business Journal
Georgia Democrats pick party chair to replace John Lewis on ballot