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Fulton Commission chairman silent on gay marriage

Fulton County Commission Chair John Eaves faces a re-election challenge from Mary Norwood, who was an outspoken gay marriage supporter when she ran last year for Atlanta mayor.Jon Eaves

Eaves said today he welcomes Norwood’s entry in the race and he plans to defend his record on LGBT issues and other county issues as he seeks another term.

Eaves, a Democrat, said he has not taken a public stance on gay marriage and declined to do so today in an interview with the Georgia Voice.