By Maria Saporta
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, the politican action committee dedicated to increasing the number of LGBTQ public officials in the country, brought its political might to Georgia Sunday.
The organization held a Victory Fund brunch at the Wimbish House with an expressed goal of electing Cathy Woolard as the next mayor of Atlanta and Alex Wan as the next president of the Atlanta City Council. Both of them received a Victory Fund Leadership Award.
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Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government, Atlanta City Council President, on Thursday released his City Council District 6 non-salary expenses from January 2010 (when he officially took office) through a report run in February. That data can be found online here.
“Constituents and colleagues know me to be open and transparent, and I am proud of that reputation,” Wan says. “In that spirit – and in light of recent news at City Hall – I share with you this information. I will also be publishing my monthly expenditures online when the new, updated Atlanta City Council website is launched in the coming weeks.”