The Board of Directors of Georgia Equality, a PAC that works to advance fairness, safety, and opportunity for LGBTQ Georgians, cultivated a list of candidates who the organization feels are best placed to advance LGBTQ policy.

 

Statewide:

Governor – Stacey Abrams

Lieutenant Governor – Sarah Riggs Amico

Secretary of State – John Barrow

Attorney General – Charlie Bailey

Labor Commissioner – Richard Keatley

Commissioner of Agriculture – Fred Swann

Public Service Commission District 3 – Lindy Miller

Public Service Commission District 5 – Dawn Randolph

 

State Senate:

District 6 – Jen Jordan

District 29 – Valerie Haskins

District 40 – Sally Harrell

District 41 – Steven Henson

District 44 – Gail Davenport

District 46 – Marisue Hilliard

District 48 – Zahra Karinshak

District 56 – Ellyn Jeagar

 

State House of Representatives:

District 23 – Adam Wynn

District 30 – Alana Watkins

District 36 – Jen Slipakoff

District 37 – Mary Frances Williams

District 39 – Erica Thomas

District 40 – Erick Allen

District 50 – Angelika Kausche

District 52 – Shea Roberts

District 56 – Able Mable Thomas

District 57 – Pat Gardner

District 58 – Park Cannon

District 60 – Kim Schofield

District 79 – Michael Wilensky

District 80 – Matthew Wilson

District 81 – Scott Holcomb

District 84 – Renitta Shannon

District 85 – Karla Drenner

District 86 – Michelle Henson

District 95 – Beth Moore

District 97 – Aisha Yaqoob

District 99 – Brenda Lopez

District 101 – Sam Park

District 102 – Gregg Kennard

District 105 – Donna McLeod

District 107 – Shelly Hutchinson

District 108 – Jasmine Clark

District 109 – Regina Lewis-Ward

District 111 – El-Mahdi Holly

District 113 – Pam Dickerson

District 117 – Deborah Gonzalez

District 119 – Jonathan Wallace

District 144 – Jessica Walden

District 153 – Camia Hopson

District 161 – Adam Bridges

District 179 – Julie Jordan

 

Gwinnett County:

County Commission District 2 – Ben Ku

County Board of Education District 2 – Wandy Taylor

 

The lack of an endorsement shouldn’t necessarily be viewed as a negative reflection on a candidate’s views on LGBTQ issues. In some instances, the board didn’t make an endorsement if there were multiple candidates with evenly matched views on LGBTQ issues or when an incumbent was running unopposed.

Find a printer-friendly endorsement guide here.

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