Most of Georgia Equality’s endorsed candidates fare well on Election Day The GA Voice Editors November 3, 2010 Politics In a press release, Georgia Equality says of its 17 endorsed candidates, 10 won, five lost and two are in a runoff. Those touted by Georgia Equality for their victories: Democrat Stacy Evans — House District 40 (Marietta) Democrat Dar’shun Kendrick — House District 94 (Conyers) Republican Mike Jacobs — House District 80 (Chamblee)Democrat Stephanie Stuckey Benfield — House District 85 (Decatur)Democrat Curt Thompson — Senate District 5 (Gwinnett)Democrat Steve Henson — Senate District 41 (DeKalb)Joan Garner — Fulton County Commission District 6 (ran unopposed)John Eaves — Fulton County Commission ChairmanDavid Barrett — Superior Court Judge – Enotah CircuitRobert James — District Attorney – Stone Mountain Circuit Also winning in an unopposed race were lesbians Democrats State Rep. Simone Bell of District 58 and state Rep. Karla Drenner of Avondale Estates. Joan Garner is also the first openly gay or lesbian candidate to be elected to a county commission post in Georgia, according to Georgia Equality. Candidates supported by Georgia Equality that are now headed to the Nov. 30 runoff are: Chris McFadden – State Court of AppealsJared Bailey – Athens-Clarke County Commission Those endorsed by Georgia Equality but lost are: Maryline Blackburn for House District 34Steffini Bethea for House District 106Mike Wilson for the state Supreme CourtChloe Dallaire for Superior Court for Atlanta DistrictDenise Warner for Superior Court for the Stone Mountain Circuit Visit www.georgiaequality.org for more information. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website × three = 24 Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.