MEDIA ALERT: VICTORY FUND ENDORSES PARK CANNON IN GA SPECIAL ELECTION

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Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015
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MEDIA ALERT
VICTORY FUND ENDORSES PARK CANNON IN GA SPECIAL ELECTION

Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, Ga. –  The Victory Fund, one of the largest and oldest political organizations dedicated to elect LGBT candidates, today notified Park Cannon of their endorsement.

“I am humbled and extremely grateful to receive the Victory Fund endorsement in the Special Election to replace Simone Bell,” said Park Cannon, a Georgia native, a long-time Old Fourth Ward Resident, life-long Democrat, and a woman’s …

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“One of the things that was really important to me was to think about what’s missing in the chamber and what’s missing in the conversations, what’s missing in a seat for someone who can actually vote?,” Bell says. “That’s how I started thinking about who would be a particularly good person in this position. And when I called Park I thought about reproductive justice and what she could bring to that conversation.”

Cannon, who scored an endorsement from the Victory Fund on Tuesday, stresses that while …

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On Tuesday, Cannon’s campaign said the Victory Fund, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that supports LGBT candidates, endorsed her.

“I am humbled and extremely grateful to receive the Victory Fund endorsement in the Special Election to replace Simone Bell,” Cannon said. “As an open member of the LGBTQ community, seeking to replace an open lesbian in the Georgia House, I fully recognize the historical significance of this race. And while I will work incredibly hard on issues of equality I will fight every day to bring more …

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Incumbent Rep. Simone Bell Endorses Candidate Park Cannon

I’m humbled and grateful to receive the endorsement of Rep. Simone Bell in the special election for Georgia House District 58 on January 15th. Her proven record of fighting for every Georgia family is well known and I’m honored to consider Simone a friend and mentor.

“The person I’m going to back is Park Cannon,” said Rep. Simone Bell. “I’ve worked with Park at the capitol around social justice issues, around medicaid expansion, around medical services and healthcare for women. Endorsing Park was a no-brainer for me. I appreciate …

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Announcement Speech

“Hello everyone, thank you so much for being here. I know you came out on very little notice and I appreciate it tremendously.

My name is Park Cannon. I’m a long time Old Fourth Ward resident, a Georgia native, a lifelong Democrat, and a women’s healthcare advocate.

Today, it’s time to add a new title to that list: Candidate for Georgia House District 58 in the special election to replace Representative Simone Bell.

I was born just down the road …

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