Democratic Party of Georgia Nominates Sara Tindall Ghazal for State Election Board

May 12, 2021

Today, the Democratic Party of Georgia Executive Committee, chaired by Congresswoman Nikema Williams, nominated Sara Tindall Ghazal to serve as the state party’s member of the Georgia State Election Board. She will succeed David J. Worley, who served in the role for seventeen years.

“Having dedicated her career to promoting free and fair elections, Sara’s expertise and commitment to strengthening our democracy are what Georgia needs right now,” said Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. “She was a champion for voting rights when she served the Democratic Party of Georgia as our Director of Voter Protection, and I know she’ll continue to represent us well on the State Election Board. I also want to thank David Worley for his many years of distinguished service to our state and our party.”

“I am honored by this nomination and gratified to serve the people of Georgia,” said Sara Tindall Ghazal. “Ensuring free and fair elections and access to the voting booth has never been more important than it is now, especially in our state. I am grateful to Chairwoman Williams for her trust in me, and I look forward to working on behalf of all Georgians to make sure our elections work for everyone across the state.”

Sara Tindall Ghazal Biography

Sara Tindall Ghazal​ is a Cobb County attorney and voting rights advocate. She served as a senior advisor to the Democratic Party of Georgia’s coordinated campaign for historic runoff elections in 2021. From 2018-2019, Ghazal was the Voter Protection Director for the Democratic Party of Georgia. In that role, Sara built the most comprehensive voter protection operation in the country, spearheading groundbreaking work to defend and advance voting rights across the state.

Before taking the role as Voter Protection Director, Sara worked for more than a decade for former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Her years at The Carter Center were spent supporting peace efforts in countries such as Syria and Rwanda, promoting free and fair elections globally, and strengthening democracy in Liberia and beyond.

Sara holds her law degree from Emory Law School, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.


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