EMILY’S LIST ANNOUNCES FOUR GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS
Today EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, announced their endorsement of four candidates currently running in special elections in Georgia. Deborah Gonzalez (HD-117), Jen Jordan (SD-06), Bee Nguyen (HD-89), and Nikema Williams (SD-39) are running in the November 7th election.
2017 Special Election Endorsements
Georgia Stonewall Democrats is pleased to see the commitment to LGBTQ equality exhibited by so many candidates seeking offices in the many special election races this cycle. In numerous instances these are people we’ve interacted with for many years, in many different environments, in both difficult and joyous circumstances.
The Board of Directors of Georgia Equality is pleased to endorse the following candidates for the upcoming November 7, 2017 elections. In a period in which many people seeking elected office are supportive of the LGBT community, the Georgia Equality Board of Directors will issue an endorsement for a candidate who we feel is best placed to advance our policy agenda.
Next Up Endorses State Candidates
PFAW’s Next Up Victory Fund is helping progressive candidates win state and local races across the country with the goal of turning states blue and building a deep bench of progressive candidates. The Next Up Victory Fund supports young candidates who reflect the progressive movement and will be champions of our values for years to come.
PIVOT Endorses Bee Nguyen for State Representative for the 89th District in Georgia
PIVOT (The Progressive Vietnamese American Organization) endorses Bee Nguyen as State Representative for the 89th District in Georgia. It is now more important than ever to elect a woman of color, and the first Vietnamese American, to the Georgia legislature.
Bee has also been endorsed by:
The North Georgia Labor Council
Rep. Renitta Shannon, District 84
Rep. Sam Park, District 101
Rep. Keisha Waites, District 60
Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan
Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens
Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry