State investigation into Fulton election errors includes gay candidate races The GA Voice Editors August 8, 2012 Georgia In the Democratic primary between gay candidate Ken Britt and “Able” Mable Thomas for House District 56, some absentee voters reported being wrongly sent ballots for the House District 57 race between Reps. Pat Gardner and Rashad Taylor. Taylor, who is gay, lost to Gardner by a vote of 37.23 percent to 62.77 percent. Britt, a first-time candidate, lost to Thomas, a former state representative, 35.28 percent to 64.72 percent. It is not known if the investigation will change final results. Photo: State Rep. Simone Bell with volunteers from her campaign waiting for election returns at Manuel’s Tavern on July 31. (by Dyana Bagby) SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website 9 − seven = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.