Queer candidate Park Cannon wins House race
First-time queer candidate Park Cannon easily beat a former lawmaker on Tuesday and will soon become the third openly gay member of the Georgia House.
Cannon, 24, raised the most cash in the special election for the District 58 seat and topped two other candidates in the Jan. 19 race. But her margin of victory wasn’t large enough to avoid a runoff.
That came Tuesday and Cannon soundly defeated Ralph Long, 59 percent to 41 percent. Little more than 1,100 votes were …Read More »