Residence: Marietta, GA
• Generally perceived as having brought a more moderate, business-focused tone to Cobb County when he became head of the Cobb County Commission, which had previously made international headlines with a 1993 resolution calling homosexuality “incompatible with community standards.”
Preston W. Smith
Occupation: Attorney/Business Executive
Residence: Rome, GA
• As a member of Georgia Senate, voted for state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
Residence: Macon, GA
Residence: Atlanta, GA
Residence: Smyrna, GA
• Endorsed by Atlanta Stonewall Democrats
• Attended 2010 HRC dinner
• As a member of the Georgia House, voted against the state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and for a bill to prevent cities from requiring private businesses to offer domestic partner benefits to be eligible for city contracts.