Eight endorsements across Georgia reaffirm Fair Fight’s commitment to ensuring all communities are represented up and down the ballot
ATLANTA — Today, Fair Fight announced a new slate of eight endorsements of city council and mayoral candidates across Georgia, the group’s first endorsements for the 2021 regular election cycle. These dedicated public servants reflect the diversity of their communities and will continue working to bring more Georgians into the democratic process. Their commitment to serving the people of Georgia and upholding our democracy will ensure all voices are heard at the ballot box and lifted up at the decision making table.
“Fair Fight is proud to endorse this diverse slate of candidates running for local office across Georgia,” said Fair Fight Senior Advisor Lauren Groh-Wargo. “These leaders have been tireless advocates for their communities and are ready to take office as voting rights champions at a critical moment for democracy in our state. We know they will work hard to protect access to the ballot box for voters at the local level and ensure that all Georgians have a voice in their local government. Fair Fight is ready to stand with these champions for Georgia voters and thrilled to support their campaigns.”
The list of endorsed candidates can be found below.
- Booker Gainor, candidate for Mayor of Cairo
- Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, incumbent candidate for Mayor of East Point
- Dontaye Carter, candidate for Mayor of Sandy Springs
- Mayor Jonathan McCollar, incumbent candidate for Mayor of Statesboro
- Stephen Baughier, candidate for Mayor of Warner Robins
- Councilwoman Sandra Tooley, incumbent candidate for Valdosta’s City Council, District 2
- Devin Barrington-Ward, candidate for Atlanta City Council, District 9