Sam Olens
Age: 52
Occupation: Attorney
Residence: Marietta, GA
• Generally perceived as having brought a more moderate, business-focused tone to Cobb County when he became head of the Cobb County Commission, which had previously made international headlines with a 1993 resolution calling homosexuality “incompatible with community standards.” 

Preston W. Smith
Age: 37
Occupation: Attorney/Business Executive
Residence: Rome, GA
• As a member of Georgia Senate, voted for state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

Max Wood
Age: 50
Occupation: Attorney
Residence: Macon, GA


Ken Hodges
Age: 44
Occupation: attorney
Residence: Atlanta, GA

Rob Teilhet
Age: 36
Occupation: Lawyer
Residence: Smyrna, GA
• Endorsed by Atlanta Stonewall Democrats
• Attended 2010 HRC dinner
• As a member of the Georgia House, voted against the state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and for a bill to prevent cities from requiring private businesses to offer domestic partner benefits to be eligible for city contracts.

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