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Georgia Equality endorsed candidate in runoff for House seat in Oconee County

Dan Matthews in House District 113 runoff

Dan Matthews of Watkinsville, endorsed by Georgia Equality, is in a runoff for House District 113 after a special election held June 21. The runoff is slated for July 19.

Watkinsville is located in Oconee County, about 70 miles west of Atlanta and near Athens.

In an email sent to supporters today, Georgia Equality, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization, asks for people across the state to support Matthews by making donations to to his campaign try to defeat the favored opponent, Republican Chuck Williams.