Nikema (Nikema) Williams (D-USH05)
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Capitol: 202.225.3801
FAX: 202.225.1776
District: 404.659.0116
United States House of Representatives
Room 1406 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-1005

Residence: Atlanta, GA
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Leslie Small   DOB: 7/30/1978
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairEndometriosis Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberYouth Mentoring Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Mamas' Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Co-ChairFIFA World Cup 2026 Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations
FC MemberCongressional 5G Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls
MemberHouse Committee on Financial Services
FC MemberCongressional Voting Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus (HBCU)
FC MemberHouse Quiet Skies Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Black Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Clayton / DeKalb / Fulton

State Legislators with Overlapping Districts - 31
Last NameFirstNameDistrictCity
AlexanderKimberlySH 066Hiram
BruceRogerSH 061Atlanta
CannonParkSH 058Atlanta
CrawfordOmariSH 084Atlanta
DavenportGailSS 44Jonesboro
DraperSairaSH 090Atlanta
DrennerKarlaSH 085Avondale Estates
EvansStaceySH 057Atlanta
HalpernSonyaSS 39Atlanta
HollandBetsySH 054Atlanta
JacksonKimSS 41Pine Lake
JamesDonzellaSS 35Atlanta
JonesEmanuelSS 10Decatur
JonesSheilaSH 060Atlanta
KirkpatrickKaySS 32Marietta
LuptonKarenSH 083Atlanta
MainorMeshaSH 056Atlanta
MillerTanyaSH 062Atlanta
NewKimberlySH 064Atlanta
OlaleyePhilSH 059Atlanta
OrrockNanSS 36Atlanta
ParentElenaSS 42Atlanta
ParsonsDonSH 044Marietta
RobertsSheaSH 052Atlanta
SchofieldKimSH 063Atlanta
SeayValenciaSS 34Riverdale
SilcoxDeborahSH 053Atlanta
TateHoracenaSS 38Atlanta
ThomasMandishaSH 065Atlanta
TranLongSH 080Atlanta
WillisIngaSH 055Atlanta


Congresswoman Nikema Williams has been a fierce advocate for social justice, women and families throughout her political and professional career.

As a Member of Congress, Congresswoman Williams continues to uplift the legacy of her mentor and predecessor, Congressman John Lewis, by fighting to prevent voter suppression and expand free and fair access to the ballot box.

She always centers the voices of those who are most marginalized. She brings this concern to Congress having seen firsthand how women and people of color continue to fight for racial and social justice in our country.

Congresswoman Williams was elected as the Freshman Class President for the 117th Congress. As President, she organized and advanced the interests of her Freshmen Democratic colleagues to fulfill their oath to work for the people. She has membership in several caucuses including the Congressional Black Caucus, Democratic Women's Caucus, Congressional Progressive Caucus, Voting Rights Caucus, LBGTQ+ Equality Caucus and the HBCU Caucus.

Congresswoman Williams has a passion for a number of legislative issues including voting rights, reproductive justice, social justice, economic justice and healthcare-her work addresses delivering on the promise of America for all.

Congresswoman Williams has a history of advancing the issues that matter to Georgians and underserved people across the country, regardless of their bank account or ZIP code. Before her congressional service, Congresswoman Williams served in the Georgia State Senate. As a State Senator, Williams got in the "Good Trouble" Congressman Lewis spoke about. In the wake of the disastrous 2018 Georgia elections, marked with rampant voter suppression, she was arrested at the Georgia State Capitol while peacefully protesting with her constituents, demanding that every vote be counted.

Congresswoman Williams was born in Columbus, GA and raised by her grandparents in Smiths Station, Alabama. She attended Talladega College - a liberal arts Historically Black College (HBCU) in Talladega, Alabama - where she was initiated into Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Congresswoman Williams has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend magazine's 100 Most Influential Georgians, Forty under Forty, Power 30 Under 30, Outstanding Atlanta, and Who's Who in Black Atlanta. As State Senator, she received the Freshman Legislator of the Year award from the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and the 2020 Pinnacle Leadership Award from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Recently, she was awarded the ACLU of Georgia's Dare to Create - Liberty Award.

Congresswoman Williams and her husband, Leslie Small, reside in Atlanta with their son, Carter.