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|Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund announces endorsements in Ga. Gold Dome races|
|Written by Dyana Bagby|
|Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:19|
The national Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund already announced its backing of state Rep. Rashad Taylor and state Rep. Karla Drenner in the July 31 Democratic primary earlier this week.Today, the organization rolled out the rest of its Georgia state legislative endorsements:
• Ken Britt, first-time candidate running for the open seat in House District 56.
• Simone Bell, running for reelection in House District 58
• Keisha Waites, running for reelection in House District 60 after winning a special election in February.
Georgia Equality also announced early endorsements for Britt, Bell, Waites and Drenner.
Qualifying in the state races opened today and continues through noon on Friday. You can look for those who are qualifying for various races at this link: http://qual.sos.state.ga.us/qualifyingindex.asp
So far this year the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has endorsed 113 openly LGBT candidates.
Photo: The Georgia State Capitol. (by Dyana Bagby)
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