Ed Tarver

Ed Tarver, candidate for US SenateCandidate for US Senate

Ed Tarver (D) is a former US prosecutor running for US Senate in 2020.

Tarver’s website

Signature Issues

Expanding access to healthcare Although one of Tarver’s main priorities, he has not described in detail how he would accomplish this.

Independent prosecutors for accusations of police wrongdoing — As a prosecutor, Tarver understands that the close relationship between police and District Attorneys’ offices makes it difficult for them to investigate police misconduct appropriately.


Tarver had raised $0.15 million as of 6/30, with $0.03 million of that on hand.


Tarver was a Georgia State Senator from 2005 to 2009. He also served as US Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia from 2009 to 2017, the first African-American ever to hold that position.

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