Doraville is now home to Georgia’s only transgender elected official.
Stephe Koontz, a trans woman, is set to take a seat on the city council. Koontz, who volunteers as an afterschool tutor and serves on a committee at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, won by six votes.
To hear how she did it — and what happened with the last trans woman elected in Georgia — read the story on MyAJC.
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