Former anti-gay politician found dead in late March in apparent murder-suicide
Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, picked up Georgia Equality’s endorsement for the open Senate District 42 seat.
Special election for District 42 set for May 11
An activist with Lambda Legal, the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative and numerous other organizations, Simone Bell was familiar with rallying outside of the State Capitol, chanting and urging legislators inside the building to listen to their concerns.
“It’s really interesting being on the other side of the table,” said Bell (D-Atlanta), who took her seat as the state representative for District 58 in January after winning a special election and runoff last November and December.