AJC: OPINION: Georgia Supreme Court club works to keep its seats in-house

March 06 2024

Tired of waiting for an open seat on the Georgia Supreme Court, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow is embarking upon what’s been a fool’s errand for 179 years: He wants to unseat a sitting justice in an election.

Barrow, who represented Middle Georgia for 10 years, is running against Justice Andrew Pinson, who was appointed two years ago by Gov. Brian Kemp.

DailyKos: Morning Digest: Georgia Democrats unexpectedly land strong challenger for state Supreme Court race

March 05 2024

GA Supreme Court: Former Democratic Rep. John Barrow announced Monday that he'll challenge Georgia Supreme Court Justice Andrew Pinson, a move that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Greg Bluestein characterized as a "surprise."

PRESS RELEASE: Barrow qualified to run for the Georgia Supreme Court

March 04 2024

Today Athens attorney John Barrow qualified to run for the Georgia Supreme Court seat currently held by Andrew Pinson.

“I’m running because we need Justices on the Georgia Supreme Court who will protect the right of women and their families to make the most personal family and health care decisions they’ll ever make,” said Barrow. “Despite many fine qualities, it’s obvious from his record that Justice Pinson cannot be counted on to do that.”

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