DAILY TARHEEL: Cannon launches from UNC to Georgia legislature

Cannon said her political platform has been heavily impacted by her experience at UNC. “I worked with NARAL (Pro-Choice) N.C. and the Compass Center, which helped me develop an understanding of comprehensive sex education and abortion politics,” she said. “When I graduated, I wanted to find a place similar, and that was Atlanta, Ga.”

Cannon said she was influenced by Simone Bell, the current seat-holder in the 58th district, who resigned on Friday. “She is also a person of color and openly a lesbian and has …

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