2017 Special Election Endorsements
Georgia Stonewall Democrats is pleased to see the commitment to LGBTQ equality exhibited by so many candidates seeking offices in the many special election races this cycle. In numerous instances these are people we’ve interacted with for many years, in many different environments, in both difficult and joyous circumstances.
Our endorsements reflect our view that each of these candidates has demonstrated a history of leadership within their professions and communities.
The Georgia General Assembly and Fulton County Commission will be a more equitable place with your support of these fine candidates.
Fulton County Commission District #7 – Keisha Waites
Fulton County Commission District #4 – Reese McCranie
State Senate District #6 – Jen Jordan
State Senate District #39 – Nikema Williams
State Representative District #60 – De”Andre Pickett
State Representative District #89 – Bee Nguyen
State Representative District #119 – Jonathan Wallace
Since 2005, Stonewall Democrats has been reviewing applications for endorsement for local and state leaders. Striving to take in a well-rounded picture of policies and issues, we question candidates for public office on a variety of issues like equality, HIV funding & treatment, affordable housing, and many other areas affecting our cities and state.
Georgia Stonewall Democrats (GSD) is Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally Democratic community. As LGBTQ and ally Democrats, we have a unique and critically important role to play in our community’s struggle for equality. We are working to make progress within our Party on issues important to our community, to inform the LGBTQ community about the differences between the political Parties, and to elect fair-minded Democrats to public office.
Press Inquires: Contact: Juliana Illari (770-314-4776)