Teresa Pike Tomlinson (born February 19, 1965) is an American politician who has served as the 69th Mayor of Columbus, Georgia elected in 2010.

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  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 1:53 AM

While our campaign is ending, the effort to flip Georgia blue and take back the Senate is just beginning

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Not long ago we received word that the Democratic primary election for the U.S. Senate in Georgia had been decided. The voters have spoken. Unfortunately, we came up short. The fact that we were the runner-up cam…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 3:58 PM

BREAKING: Teresa is on the ballot in the August runoff

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — thanks to you, it now looks like Teresa is heading into the August 11 runoff for Georgia’s Democratic U.S. Senate nomination. Many of you braved intolerable conditions just to exercise your right to vote and with …
  Teresa · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 12:39 AM

Thanking Usher, T.I., Ludacris, Lil Yachty, Ice Cube, and you for all the support

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Voters are being held up in line to vote for 4, 5, even 7 hours at a time. Hundreds of calls to Georgia’s Voter Protection Hotline are going to voicemail. We are witnessing voter suppression at work. The good new…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 9, 2020 at 6:11 PM

BREAKING: Georgia voter suppression (AGAIN!)

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         It’s infuriating, friend, and the only two possible explanations are incompetence or voter suppression. Hundreds of people have been waiting to vote for hours. Voting machines were not working when the polls opened at 7 a…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 10:31 PM

Hours left

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, I wanted to take this moment on the eve of the primary to recognize just how far we’ve come together. Democrats from outside of Atlanta aren’t supposed to have a shot at winning statewide in Georgia — or at least …
  Martin Luther King III · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 3:02 PM

A leader in moments like these

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, this is a moment for strong moral leadership from those we elect to serve us in public office. Teresa’s experience uniting Georgians, standing up to hate, and leading with integrity as a mayor is why she is the le…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 7, 2020 at 7:23 PM

NPR: Georgia GOP Fears Changing Demographics Could End Party's Long Dominance

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, the question NPR and national media are asking in the final hours of the Georgia Senate primary is: “Are Republicans going down in Georgia?” My answer? They are — if we field the right Democratic nominee. As I to…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 7, 2020 at 12:01 PM

David Perdue’s $35 million advantage

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Since 2017, David Perdue has spent $35 million on advertising — but he hasn’t done it with the support of most Georgians. Instead, he relies on corporate PACs to support his campaigns. Despite the $35 million in name reco…
  Teresa’s · [email protected]
June 6, 2020 at 10:02 PM

Just $4,112 short

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate       Friend– We need to raise $4,112 before midnight to stay on track for our final pre-primary weekend goal of raising $50,000. If we are going to make it through these last few days, we have to keep meeting these benchmarks. …
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 6, 2020 at 12:32 PM

Final pre-primary supporter record for you

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate             FINAL PRIMARY WEEKEND GOAL: $50,000 Supporter Record Your Email: [email protected] Most Recent Contribution: Record Missing Suggested Action: Donate $5     …
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 11:31 PM

Your donation

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Team, I need to level with you. This is a make-or-break weekend for our campaign. We just barely have time to reserve one final push of our campaign ads across Georgia airwaves, and how much we can invest depends entirel…
  Teresa · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 3:55 PM

We’re being drowned out

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Our opponents have spent a collective $1.5 million of their own fortunes to fund their campaigns, and in the final 4 days of this primary, the airwaves have been flooded with campaign ads. We are using every ava…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 4, 2020 at 7:26 PM

We have a midnight goal to hit

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Team, we have to raise $12,500 by midnight tonight if we are going to keep our ads up and running every day until the election. With less than a week left to reach thousands of undecided voters, every single day and donat…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 3, 2020 at 11:49 PM

I hope you are as proud as I am

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Team, I did not enter this race as the presumptive nominee, or as the candidate with the largest campaign account. But for the last 14 months, I’ve been connecting with Georgians on the road and these days, virtually, to…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 3, 2020 at 4:26 PM

AJC: “Tomlinson says she’s ready for the U.S. Senate, having already governed”

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Team, there are just 6 days left before Tuesday’s Democratic primary, and our campaign is gaining momentum. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution just profiled Teresa, and her message to the AJC was that we need a Senate cand…
  Rep. Eric Swalwell · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 11:01 PM

Before Georgia’s June 9 primary

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Georgians are voting early and by mail this very moment in Georgia’s Democratic Senate primary. The Democratic candidate must defeat David Perdue this November to flip the Senate majority — that’s why I’m standin…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 5:58 PM

ICYMI: “Amico, Ossoff stroke big checks in final stretch of Senate primary”

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate           Friend, with the primary exactly one week away, we had to make absolutely certain you had seen the news: Our opponents have poured over $1.5 million of their own money into this primary for one final media blitz. We are…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
June 1, 2020 at 7:17 PM

AJC Morning Headline: “Amico, Ossoff stroke big checks in final stretch of Senate primary”

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, the headline in this morning’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution reads: “Amico, Ossoff stroke big checks in final stretch of Senate primary.” Every Democrat in this race shares a commitment to defeating David Perdue i…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 31, 2020 at 9:31 PM

Make your first donation before tonight’s deadline

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         As hundreds of thousands of Georgians vote by mail and at early voting locations, over 12,000 people from every corner of the country have donated to give us the resources to recruit hundreds of volunteers, make thousands…
  Teresa · [email protected]
May 30, 2020 at 8:16 PM

Just over 24 hours

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, the most recent polls prove that Georgia is the Senate battleground in 2020. This is where Democrats need to make our stand to stop Mitch McConnell from another term in the majority. I am in a statistical tie wit…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 30, 2020 at 1:01 PM

How Team Tomlinson supporters are campaigning with social distancing guidelines

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, by now you know that our final monthly fundraising deadline of the primary is tomorrow at midnight, and we do need your help to hit our $30,000 weekend goal. Please make a donation right now if you can. We also w…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 9:32 PM

Already more votes than 2014

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — Over 340,000 Democrats have already voted in this primary election, and nearly 750,000 have requested absentee ballots. With more Democratic votes already cast before election day than in the 2014 primary, it’s …
  Gov. Roy Barnes · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 1:01 PM

A leader Georgians deserve

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Hello friend — former Georgia Governor Roy Barnes here. The U.S. Senate is in desperate need of experienced leaders like Teresa Tomlinson. I’ve known Teresa for years: first, as a talented lawyer, and second, as a great …
  Teresa’s · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 11:33 PM

We still have some time

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate       Before midnight — and we’re just $5,941 short of today’s goal. Make a donation as soon as you can. We have to hit this goal to keep our campaign ads running: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/tt-statistical-tie   Thank you…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 3:49 PM

The clock is ticking on our midnight goal

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — we need your help raising $16,340 between now and midnight to buy more campaign ads on major news channels in every media market in Georgia. The clock is ticking — can you help us hit our goal?   …
  Teresa (personal) · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 12:14 AM

Only 13 days

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — The Democratic U.S. Senate primary is just 13 days away, and thousands of Georgians are casting their ballots every day. We're running campaign ads in every media market in Georgia and adding to our get-out-the…
  Hank Aaron · [email protected]
May 27, 2020 at 4:45 PM

I know a power hitter when I see one

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Hello friend, it’s Hank Aaron, sharing a final word with you before Georgia’s primary on June 9th. My wife Billye and I are supporting Teresa Tomlinson for Senate. Teresa is statistically tied with incumbent Sen. David P…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 26, 2020 at 7:29 PM

CNN: “Georgia is a swing state in 2020”

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, we are pouring every dollar we raise between now and June 9th directly into getting out the vote across Georgia. The amount of resources we’re able to put into the homestretch of this campaign largely depends on t…
  U.S. Senator Max Cleland · [email protected]
May 25, 2020 at 12:31 PM

Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, I have spent the majority of my life in service to the country, but the service that makes me the most proud was serving side-by-side with my brothers and sisters in arms in Vietnam. While I had the privilege of c…
  Teresa's iPhone · [email protected]
May 24, 2020 at 9:02 PM

Last chance to help get our campaign ad on TV this week

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate       Friend — I’m reaching out one last time before our media buyers make the week’s ad reservations for TV in all of the major media markets in Georgia. Voters have seen the poll putting me in a statistical tie with David Perdu…
  Teresa (personal) · [email protected]
May 24, 2020 at 1:31 PM

Good morning

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Yesterday I told you that our campaign was setting a weekend fundraising goal of $30,000. Please give me a moment to explain why reaching this goal is so important. While our primary date is June 9th, the reality is that…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 23, 2020 at 4:31 PM

This is an important weekend

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, our race against David Perdue has rocketed to among Democrats’ best opportunities to take back the Senate majority from Mitch McConnell. Last month I told the Washington Post that David Perdue has skated on some …
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 7:58 PM

Teresa *statistically tied* with GOP Sen. David Perdue

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — A new poll just out this week shows Teresa in a statistical tie with Republican Sen. David Perdue. This comes right on the heels of the Cook Political Report upgrading our race rating from “Likely” to just “Lean…
  Teresa (personal) · [email protected]
May 21, 2020 at 6:55 PM

Fwd: Perdue (R) 45, Tomlinson (D) 44

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend — this new poll showing me in a statistical tie with David Perdue is a gamechanger. I’m ready to go toe-to-toe with Trump’s favorite senator, but first I need your help to win this primary on June 9th. Chip in usin…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 5:45 PM

Perdue (R) 45, Tomlinson (D) 44

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate             ***NEW GEORGIA SENATE POLL*** Perdue (R): 45 Tomlinson (D): 44 Civiqs/Daily Kos, May 16-18 Friend, we’ve been telling you all along that Georgia is THE Senate battleground in 2020. A n…
  Andrew Young · [email protected]
May 19, 2020 at 5:14 PM

Early voting is underway

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Yesterday morning I joined faith leaders from across Georgia by virtual press conference to support Teresa Tomlinson’s U.S. Senate campaign. With early voting now underway, I wanted to tell you why I and so many …
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM

In about 2 hours

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, we are just $4,112 short of the $24,000 goal set yesterday at 10 am. There are still a few hours left to donate (and if you donate a little later, it still counts — we are planning by the minute how to spend these…
  Teresa (personal) · [email protected]
May 16, 2020 at 8:01 PM

Status of our 24 hour goal

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate       Friend — A quick word before I update you on today’s fundraising goal: Our campaign has picked up serious momentum as national scrutiny of David Perdue’s questionable ethics and stock arrangements has intensified. Georgian…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 16, 2020 at 2:02 PM

More competitive than the races to send McConnell, Cornyn, and Lindsey Graham home

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, as of yesterday morning our race against David Perdue is rated more likely to flip Democratic than races against Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, and Lindsey Graham by the non-partisan Cook Political Report. Our cam…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 5:46 PM

JUST NOW -- 2nd time our race has shifted toward Democrats

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, The Cook Political Report — a nationally-acclaimed group providing non-partisan election analysis — just upgraded our race against David Perdue again in favor of Democrats. This race is now “Lean Republican,” on…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 14, 2020 at 7:57 PM

Honoring Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, This Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month carries with it a special significance, and much to celebrate. In the past year, several major presidential contenders of Asian and Pacific Islander heritag…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 13, 2020 at 5:36 PM

Senators should not own stocks

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, David Perdue has used his position of public trust to enrich himself from the very first days after he was elected to the Senate, according to a new report published yesterday by The Intercept. In 2014, he secur…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 12, 2020 at 1:42 PM

Sign a petition and donate to our state NAACP to help pass hate crime legislation in Georgia

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate             Georgia is one of only four states in America not to have any hate crime laws. After the February lynching of Ahmaud Arbery and the belated arrest of his killers last week, Georgia must…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 10, 2020 at 1:02 PM

Mother’s Day

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, Last Mother’s Day I shared how for 10 years my mother struggled with infertility, as I have, and how fortunate we both were to have control over our reproductive health — a freedom to which every person is entitl…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 9, 2020 at 3:12 PM

One month until Primary Day

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate             Over 120,000 people have voted and 1.2 million more have requested their ballots for the June 9 Democratic Senate primary in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution polling has most vo…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 7, 2020 at 2:02 PM

#VOTEPROCHOICE recommends Teresa for US Senate

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         The fundamental right to reproductive healthcare is under attack, friend. Just yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases that could take away free birth control coverage for millions of women. The Tr…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 6, 2020 at 3:36 PM

New TV ad running (help keep it on the air!)

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate         Friend, This morning, our campaign began airing our second television ad to highlight our support from legendary Georgia leaders like Andrew Young, Hank Aaron and Martin Luther King III and the growing momentum behind ou…
  Teresa Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 5, 2020 at 8:57 PM

[POLL] Should our nominee support the Green New Deal?

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate Take this one question survey to let me know where you stand on supporting the Green New Deal.         Friend, in Sunday’s televised debate I once again voiced my strong support for the Green New Deal. Unfortunately, not every Dem…
  Team Tomlinson · [email protected]
May 3, 2020 at 11:01 PM

BREAKING: GPB debate just ended (Teresa won!)

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate             The Atlanta Press Club-GPB televised debate for Georgia’s Democratic Senate primary just ended — and true to form, Teresa knocked it out of the park! Teresa just showed why her record o…
  Teresa (personal) · [email protected]
April 30, 2020 at 11:32 PM

Just a few hours left

Teresa Tomlinson for Senate       I’m reaching out one last time before midnight because of how important this deadline is to our campaign, friend. Right now we’re running the first TV ad of any Senate candidate that directly calls out Trump, Kemp, McConnel…