Press Release

The Collective PAC Congratulates Our Endorsed Georgia Candidates on Advancing in Their Races

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, The Collective PAC  — the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, representation, and power across all levels of government — congratulates our endorsed candidates on advancing in their races.


  • State Representative William Boddie is running for Georgia Labor Commissioner.  State Rep. Boddie currently serves in Georgia’s 46th District for the Georgia House of Representatives. He is the Founder of Boddie & Associates, LLC and has been actively practicing law since 2005, specializing in personal injury and criminal defense law. If elected, State Rep. Boddie plans to advocate for higher wages and reopen the Georgia Department of Labor, and invest in education and economic development by merging business training programs with labor and community organizations.


  • Ms. Imani Barnes is running to represent Georgia’s 86th District in the Georgia House of  Representatives. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degree from South Carolina State University and currently is a public health Ph.D. candidate. Ms. Banres is a public health professional and youth development coach. Ms. Barnes is running to be a voice for the unheard and underprivileged.  If elected, she plans to advocate for voting rights, youth development programs, LGBTQ and women’s rights, and address the lack of affordable housing.




The Collective PAC is working to create an America where Black people are equally represented at every level of government. The Collective PAC is strategically focused on creating a truly equitable democracy where our nation’s local, state, and federal governments have diverse and talented elected leadership and Black people are fully represented in positions of power to create the policies necessary to progress our communities forward. Over the past five years, The Collective PAC has successfully helped 300 Black candidates win elections across the United States.