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Mayor Kasim Reed’s gay spokesperson elected as Georgia delegate to DNC

Reese McCranieReese McCranie, the openly gay spokesperson for Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, was elected as a Georgia delegate to represent the state at the Democratic National Convention.

McCranie was chosen during the April 21 elections of DNC delegates and is one of three men representing District 5, the congressional district represented by U.S. Rep. John Lewis that includes Atlanta.

Others elected to represent District 5 are Andrea Boone, Terrinee Briggs, Emma Darnell, Moriama "Mo" Ivory, Justin Giboney and C.T. Martin.

The 2012 DNC will be in Charlotte, N.C., from Sept. 3-7

To read a blow-by-blow of the District 5 election process, check out Blog for Democracy's great write up.