Closer Look: New GA Reps; Spelman's President; and MoreState Rep. Brenda Lopez, D-Norcross, and state Rep. Sam Park, D-Lawrenceville, talk about their first weeks at the state capitol and increasing diversity amongst lawmakers
Jan 30, 2017 ∙ WABE
Gay state lawmakers hope growth in numbers helps humanize their causesGeorgia’s General Assembly in January will seat four openly gay lawmakers — the most of any legislature in the South and among the largest contingents in legislative assemblies across the nation.
Dec 22, 2016 ∙ The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
Son of immigrants is first openly gay man elected to Georgia LegislatureSamuel Park (D), the son of Korean immigrants, made history on Tuesday after he was elected the first openly gay man to the Georgia legislature.
Nov 10, 2016 ∙ The Huffington Post
Sam Park makes history as first gay man elected to Georgia LegislatureA night of political upheaval across the country didn’t leave out Gwinnett County on Tuesday as 31-year-old political newcomer Sam Park upset well-funded three-term incumbent Republican state Rep. Valerie Clark in House District 101.
Nov 9, 2016 ∙ Georgia Voice
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