Gay Decatur City Commissioner unopposed for reelection The GA Voice Editors September 3, 2011 Atlanta Cunningham represents District 2, Post B, on the nonpartisan commission in the gay-popular Atlanta suburb. The official candidate qualifying period for November’s election began on Monday and ended Friday afternoon. No candidates qualified to run against Cunningham, according to a post by Decatur Metro. During her time on the commission, Cunningham was a leading proponent of the city adopting a domestic partner benefits policy for its employees. There are currently at least 12 openly gay elected officials serving in Georgia, including three other African-Americans: State Rep. Simone Bell (D-Atlanta), Fulton County Commissioner Joan Garner and State Rep. Rashad Taylor (D-Atlanta). SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website eight − 2 = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.