Early Endorsements for 2014 Announced
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday February 10, 2013
Contact: Juliana Illari (770-314-4776 ) or Tim Cairl (404-538-4034)
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Georgia Stonewall Democrats Announces our 2014 Democratic Primary Election Early Endorsements
Today, Georgia Stonewall Democrats (GSD) announced its first round of endorsements for the 2014 Democratic Primary.
Georgia Stonewall Democrats is proud of the commitment to equality by many of our elected officials. For many years now, Georgia Stonewall has been interviewing candidates, asking tough questions on issues and publishing our results to our LGBT communities and allies.
This year, Georgia Stonewall Democrats is pleased to offer early endorsements to past endorsees that have continually stood for equality and support of the LGBT community and our allies.
“Georgia Stonewall is proud to support these allies and out candidates who have been standing with our community over the past years”, says Tim Cairl, Chair for Georgia Stonewall, “and we encourage all those who care about equality and progressive action to support and vote for these candidates.”
Note: These early endorsements are offered to past endorsees of Georgia Stonewall Democrats from the past 2-4 years who are continuing to run for their current elected office in 2014. With the newly updated Primary Election Date of May 20th, 2014, Georgia Stonewall felt it important that we announce these endorsed candidates early.
Please vote for these candidates for office:
Georgia State House of Representatives:
David Wilkerson for State Representative District 33
Stacey Evans for State Representative District 40
Sheila Jones for State Representative District 53
Pat Gardner for State Representative District 57
Simone Bell for State Representative District 58
Margaret Kaiser for State Representative District 59
Keisha Waites for State Representative District 60
Karla Drenner for State Representative District 85
Michele Henson for State Representative District 86
Billy Mitchell for State Representative District 88
Dee Dawkins-Haigler for State Representative District 91
Dar’shun Kendrick for State Representative District 93
Pedro Marin for State Representative District 96
Pam Dickerson for State Representative District 113
Spencer Frye for State Representative District 118
Georgia State Senate:
Curt Thompson for State Senate District 5
Nan Orrock for State Senate District 36
Horacena Tate for State Senate District 38
Vincent Fort for State Senate District 39
Gail Davenport for State Senate District 44
Fulton County Commission:
Joan Garner for Fulton County Commission District 6
Georgia Stonewall Democrats is Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender 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 LGBT community about the differences between the political Parties, and to elect fair-minded Democrats to public office.